Greene County Sheriff Says New Jail is Almost Finished

Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott says the new county jail near Division Street and Haseltine Road is almost finished.

Arnott gave an update on the jail at Thursday night’s community roundtable at Willard South Elementary School.

The sheriff says the new jail will provide a better working environment for detention officers, and he hopes that will enable the sheriff’s office to recruit more officers.

Arnott is waiting on final appoval for his office to run its own academy out of the jail, where deputies and officers would be trained.

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