Ontario County Jail Population Increases By Double Digits




More bad guys are behind bars in Ontario County. The New York State Commission of Corrections reports the county jail population grew 14.6% in the 12 months between June 30th 2012 and the end of June this year. Sheriff Phil Povero tells us they are in the process of re-allocating space so they can add beds.




Average daily population is 220.  Among the reasons for a growing number of inmates, state parole violators are being transfered back to state prisons at a slower pace than in years past...

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