December 11, 2017

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 10/12/2017

"We’re at that crossroads. I can’t control everything."

-- Tom Knight

Sheriff Tom Knight delivered a sobering warning about the local jail to Sarasota County officials on Tuesday.

Within two years, the aging facility will be full and essentially inoperable based on trends in the inmate population, he and top jail leaders said. That projection backs the county into two options: Reduce the jail population or figure out how to build and pay for a new jail, a daunting and undoubtedly controversial undertaking that would take years and upwards of $80 million to complete, Knight said.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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