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DOUGLAS COUNTY JAIL

While the public safety committee wouldn't increase the jail budget, members encouraged jail administration to offer additional training option.
Matt Izzard has experience as a jailer, patrol officer, detective and trainer.
All of those who have tested positive recently — 13 inmates and 4 staff — have experienced mild symptoms.
Brian Witt brings 27 years of law enforcement experience to the table.

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Jail employees would not be required to repay bonuses they've already earned under the proposed recruitment and retention policy.
The bonus pay targets recruitment and retention as the jail administration continues to struggle to fill its ranks.
Within a span of four days, 33 inmates had tested positive for the disease.
Pay increases range from $1.20 to $1.38 per hour as the county recruits to fill the ranks in the jail.
Many jail officers are working the equivalent of two full-time jobs covering shifts in the jail because of staffing shortages.
One-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be used.

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As supervisors consider approving capital projects for 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act could help close the gap on funding.
The pills were found following a tip from a sheriff's deputy.
An inmate allegedly brought the drugs into the jail with her when she was arrested.

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