Sheriff's Office Releases Work Program Year-End Report

  • 1/23/2019 2:01:40 PM
  • Jesse Smith
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - The Richland County Sheriff's Office released their year-end report of the Richland County Sheriff's Inmate Work Program on Wednesday. In the report, the Sheriff's Office lists statistics of labor cost savings, as well as various areas the program helps benefit.

Under the supervision of Officer Keith Witzky, the team of inmates helps to move furniture, shovel snow, spread salt, and paint various facilities. They also help out with miscellaneous tasks such as yard work and maintenance at Dayspring Assisted Living & Care Facility and the Richland County Fairgrounds. 

In 2018, 42 inmates participated in the program and logged roughly 4,314 hours. Over $65,000 was saved in the county's labor costs.

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