The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Corrections Division provides jail services for all law enforcement agencies in Jefferson County. The jail facility was built in 1986 as part of the Jefferson County Justice Center complex in Port Hadlock, Washington. The facility was originally constructed to house 37 inmates, but has since been expanded to house an additional 12 minimum security inmates for a total of 49. The Justice Center complex houses the facilities for the adult criminal justice system. The jail handled approximately 1,240 bookings in calendar year 2002.
Weekly programs offered the inmates include Community Service Work (CSW), General Education Development (GED), Anger Management, Family Planning and Parenting Skills, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (AA/NA), Relapse Prevention and Bible Study. These programs benefit not only the inmates but the community as well. The jail provides 24 hour a day / 7 day a week access to inmates by clergy and counsel by arrangement.
The Jefferson County Jail provides for incarceration of persons pre-trial and post-trial. We also offer alternatives to jail incarceration. The programs offered are a work release program and a work crew program
The mission of the Jefferson County Jail is to efficiently and effectively provide for the safety and security of the public, staff and inmates with incarceration, correctional options and programs through the application of professional, ethical and legal standards.
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