All parts of the Josephine County criminal justice system took a big hit with the 2012 loss of federal timber (SRS) funds that used to provide revenue to these programs. The County’s adult jail was no exception, and cutting back on the ability to take alleged criminals to jail due to budget cuts has had a massive effect on all law enforcement agencies that operate in Josephine County.
For the full report on this topic, CLICK HERE.
Take a look at the following stats from the Grants Pass Police, keeping in mind they only have 28 total jail beds to use under a special contract with the jail:
Continue reading Josephine County Adult Jail Statistics • Part 1, November 2016
Autumn explosion of color in Riverside Park.
By posting a Photo of the Day, we’re looking to capture “the good, the bad, the ugly and the unique” of Josephine County.
Do you have a photo you think we should feature? Email it to email@example.com
We’re looking for shots that illustrate:
• The beauty of Josephine County
• The crime-related challenges we’re facing
• The essence of what we love about living here
• Aspects of our county we’d like to see improved
• The quirky: Unique stuff you’d only find here
Check out our past photos of the day below:
Join us for Securing Our Safety’s annual Art Auction at the Bear Hotel on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017!
This will be a memorable evening showcasing local artists, and a chance to have some fun and get to know our fellow community members.
Admission is $25.
Proceeds will go toward supporting SOS’ mission of ensuring a safe, stable and sustainable Josephine County.
Please join Securing Our Safety at the Wild River Pub on Friday, Oct. 28 for our Spaghetti-Feed Fundraiser. Show up anytime between 5 and 9 p.m. to enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner!
Admission is $20 / Free for ages 12 and under
Features of the night include live music and a dessert auction featuring desserts made by local celebrities!
Buy your tickets online now HERE. You can also reserve them by calling Melissa at (541) 846-8170
Proceeds from the dinner will go toward hiring a part-time administrative assistant for Grace Roots, and the continued efforts of SOS for a secure, stable and sustainable Josephine County.
To learn more and see who else is going, check out the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.