Joint Task Force on Jails and Pretrial Incarceration Holds First Meeting in Detroit

In Michigan, the number of people and amount of time spent in our jails has been increasing despite historically significant declines in overall crime rates.  In 2017, Michigan taxpayers spent $478 million on county jail and corrections costs. To address this issue, in 2018, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, joined by a bipartisan group of state and [...]

2019-08-01T16:30:44-04:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Jails|