Results in for jail, county clerk

September 11, 2015

Jail gets surprise state inspection


The last thing Jailer Mary Hammons and her staff expected when they returned from lunch Aug. 20 was to find a state inspector walking into the front doors of the Knox County DetentionCenter.

Mike Coomer, jail inspector for the Kentucky Department of Corrections, had come to do a surprise follow-up inspection to one held on April 16.

According to regulations, the Department of Corrections is required to do at least two inspections each year, one by appointment and the other unannounced.

The content you are trying to view is available only to subscribers. Please log-in or go to Register to subscribe today!

Thank you.