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1 Coshocton County Public Safety Facility Proposed Public Safety Facility Constructed in 1973

2 IS THERE A NEED FOR A NEW FACILITY?

3 State Mandated Requirements :8-01(A)(12)Every prisoner must be assigned a bed :8-02(B)(2)Violent and non-violent offenders must be separated :18-04(A)Jail must not exceed rated capacity :1-04(B)Must provide seating accommodations :1-8-05(E)Provide sufficient reading light and interior lighting :1-8-05(G)(1)Provide sufficient lighting for security, natural light :1-8-11(E)Provide area for programming :1-8-15Provide area for segregating inmates :1-8-11(A)Provide indoor and outdoor recreation : (A)(5)Establish communication between staff posts, control, and prisoner occupied areas.

4 Current Conditions Reduced Criminal Sentences Reduced Criminal Sentences Delayed Entry into Jail Delayed Entry into Jail Judges Use Alternative Sanctions other than Jail Judges Use Alternative Sanctions other than Jail Limited Counseling Programs Limited Counseling Programs Limited Work Release Limited Work Release Waiting List Waiting List Delayed Serving of Warrants Delayed Serving of Warrants “Overcrowding and Lack of Space”

5 Rated Capacity of Existing Jail: 17 Rated Capacity of Existing Jail: 17 Today’s Average Prisoner Population: Today’s Average Prisoner Population: 65.15

6 Factors Contributing to Jail Overcrowding Senate Bill 2 / Truth in Sentencing. Senate Bill 2 / Truth in Sentencing. Sex Offender Laws Are Being Introduced with Mandatory Jail Time. Sex Offender Laws Are Being Introduced with Mandatory Jail Time. Theft Laws Are Being Introduced with Mandatory Jail Time. Theft Laws Are Being Introduced with Mandatory Jail Time. Female Crime Rate Is Rising. Female Crime Rate Is Rising. DUI and Felony Cases Are Rising. DUI and Felony Cases Are Rising. The Public Is Demanding that Criminals Be Locked Up. The Public Is Demanding that Criminals Be Locked Up.

7 Serious Problems EscapeAttempts Escape Attempts Overcrowding Building Code Violations Staff Safety ReducedEfficiency Public Safety No Program Space Mechanical Systems Failure

8 Major Building Maintenance Issues

9 The County’s Options Find and Lease Space in other Jails = $$$ Find and Lease Space in other Jails = $$$ (other jails must detain their prisoners first) Continue to Defer Waiting List and Delay Warrant Service Continue to Defer Waiting List and Delay Warrant Service Prolong County’s Liability Prolong County’s Liability OR OR Build a New Facility for Punishment / Deterrence Build a New Facility for Punishment / Deterrence AND AND Foster Rehabilitation Foster Rehabilitation

10 Financing a New Facility

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13 What Shall We Do? The Decision to Build a Public Safety Facility Is up to the Tax Payers. The Decision to Build a Public Safety Facility Is up to the Tax Payers. The Public Safety Facility Construction Cost Is Estimated to be $16 Million. The Public Safety Facility Construction Cost Is Estimated to be $16 Million. Each Year We Delay Construction, the Price Goes up 2.5 to 4%. Each Year We Delay Construction, the Price Goes up 2.5 to 4%. Liability Surrounding Our Current Conditions, Code Violations, and State Mandates Make New Construction Inevitable. Liability Surrounding Our Current Conditions, Code Violations, and State Mandates Make New Construction Inevitable. We Cannot Rely on Other Counties to Hold Our Prisoners. We Cannot Rely on Other Counties to Hold Our Prisoners. The Cost to Hold Our Prisoners in Other Counties Will Exceed New Construction Costs. The Cost to Hold Our Prisoners in Other Counties Will Exceed New Construction Costs. Coshocton County’s Criminals Are a LOCAL Problem. Coshocton County’s Criminals Are a LOCAL Problem.

14 Thank You The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office Is Honored to Serve Its Citizens. The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office Is Honored to Serve Its Citizens. I Ask that You Consider the Issues Revealed in this Presentation and Vote Accordingly. I Ask that You Consider the Issues Revealed in this Presentation and Vote Accordingly. Any Questions or Comments May Be Directed to myself, Sheriff Tim Rogers, at or Any Questions or Comments May Be Directed to myself, Sheriff Tim Rogers, at or


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