Jail In The Dotte Develops Into Hot Mess

Drama continues today . . . Wyandotte Co. deputy on leave after incident at jail

A more important perspective on the background behind the trouble:

Overcrowding Forces Wyandotte County To Keep Farming Out Inmates To Other Jails

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas has approved a proposal to renew contracts with jails in other counties to house some of its inmates. Wyandotte County Detention Center caps its in-house inmate population at 430, but over 500 inmates are in custody.