The Jackson County jail is a mess. It's overcrowded, understaffed and from elevators to toilets, there's a lot that's broken. Everyone agrees with that. But how to fix it is complicated and fraught with politics. Actually, when you walk in the lobby, it is bright and clean and not entirely unpleasant.
Friday, January 19, 2018
TIME'S UP: EMBATTLED JACKSON COUNTY JAIL DOENS'T BELONG IN DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY ANY LONGER!!!
Public radio considers rehab while MOST LOCALS REALIZE THAT THE JAIL IS NO LONGER RIGHT FOR INSIDE THE DOWNTOWN KCMO LOOP . . . As developers try to build density and create more opportunity - Relocation would go a long way toward solving many of these prison industrial complex problems. Read more: