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Fayette County Detention Center understaffed

Fayette County Detention Center employees voted they have quote 'no confidence' in jail leadership amid a mass exodus of staff, excessive overtime, increasing concerns about safety and reports of unchecked sexual harassment, according to the Herald-Leader.
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Jessamine County Animal Shelter struggles with overcrowding

In Jessamine County, the animal shelter is hoping the community will help it deal with overcrowding.
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Madison County Judge suggests first tax increase in 30 years

If you live in Madison County, you could soon be opening your wallet a bit wider for the county.
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Kentucky officials speed up release of paroled prisoners

Kentucky officials say they will release 570 paroled inmates faster in an effort to ease overcrowding at state and local correction facilities.
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Madison County proposes rehab center instead of new jail

Some leaders in Madison County want to build a drug rehab center to hopefully reduce a county jail's overcrowding problem.
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Madison County Jail Overcrowded

Kentucky’s prison population is growing and the Madison County Jailer says his detention center can’t keep up.

Officials concerned with Mercer-Boyle Jail overcrowding

Officials say the Mercer-Boyle County Jail is at 170 percent capacity, making it one of the most overcrowded jails in Kentucky.

Jailer: Boyle County Jail Over Capacity

In a report from the Advocate-Messenger, Boyle County's jailer talks about overcrowding problems.
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Madison Co. Jail Takes Steps To Help Drug-Addicted Inmates, Save Money

Madison County Detention Center is consistently overcrowded, but the jailer hired a nurse to help combat costs from another area: heroin addiction.
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Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers

The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers.
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Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers

The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers.

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