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February 16 2018

Berkowitz: Jail is critical infrastructure we can't afford to overlook

Judge Berkowitz authored an opinion piece in The Cincinnati Enquirer regarding Hamilton County's jail. 


The county jail is critical infrastructure to the criminal justice system. Insufficient jail space in Hamilton County is harming all aspects of the administration of justice. The threat to public safety is apparent to many, but rarely discussed is the jail’s role in supervising probationers, promoting rehabilitation, and ensuring effective use of the taxpayers’ money. 


Read the full piece here.

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