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St. Louis County to think about elevating charges for inmates

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – The St. Louis County council shall be contemplating the request to lift the speed by 4 occasions for municipal jail inmates.

As of proper now, justice companies presently contracts with 50 municipalities to deal with municipal inmates on the jail at a charge of $30 per day. They’re now asking for the speed to be elevated to $120 per day. The speed has by no means had a rise because the jail opened over 20 years in the past.

The division employed KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory service for a price examine. The examine in contrast different Missouri counties of comparable sizes. Each St. Charles and Jefferson counties have prices approaching $120 per day. The Director of Justice Providers additionally mentioned the rise would assist with staffing challenges and excessive time beyond regulation prices.

The director has been requested to attend Tuesday’s assembly to reply questions in regards to the request.



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