A Jail Expansion is Not the Answer

The Douglas County jail is overcrowded. Douglas County wants to address this problem by building a $44 million jail expansion that would nearly double the number of beds in our jail.

But there is a better way to solve the problem. Instead of investing in a bigger jail, let’s invest in families, addiction services, health care, education, and evidence-based alternatives to incarceration. 

Let’s create a justice system that reflects the values of Douglas County: restoration over incarceration.

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