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Marion County Jail

Marion County Jail

The Marion county jail is located in Salem, Oregon. Like most county jails, the facility has hundreds of beds in order to house inmates that have been accused or convicted of a county offense. Inmates that are found guilty on the state level, or are found guilty of serious crimes, will likely be housed in state prisons.
The Marion county jail enforces the punishments handed out by the county court system. In addition to punishment however, the county jail offers inmates a variety of services.
The Marion county jail inmates are offered medical and dental care, so that they can attend to their health needs. There is always a nursing staff available to help if an inmate should become ill or injured.
In addition, the Marion county jail offers educational services to Marion county jail inmates that wish to further their education. Regardless of the level of schooling completed before becoming an inmate, there will be classes available to suit each individual’s educational needs. If an inmate experiences difficulty in learning, they will also be offered a tutor to help them complete their studies.
The Marion County jail also offers psychological counseling to inmates so that they confront any issues that have had a negative impact on their mental health. Inmates can confront the results of their behavior, such as substance abuse, spousal abuse or anger management issues.
Over all, the Marion county jail hopes to help inmates adjust to life outside of prison once they are released, so that they will be less likely to re-offend.
   

Lane County Jail

Lane County Jail

The Lane county jail is located in Eugene Oregon. The Lane county Sheriff states that his mission is to ,” serve as the premier law enforcement and correction agency in the State of Oregon and lead Lane county’s law enforcement and criminal justice efforts.”  The Sheriff’s officers are expected to provide emergency services and investigate crimes that occur in that county. In addition, they are expected to arrest those accused of the crimes and remand them to the Lane county jail.
The Lane county jail had five hundred and seven beds. There are also one hundred and twenty two beds which are utilized in the work release programs at the Lane county jail. Some inmates do not receive jail time but are instead part of the work release program, community service or the Sheriff’s work crew. The type of offense and number of offenses will determine which program and individual is a part of.
The probation program works in concert with the Lane county jail. There are generally over three thousand individuals on probation and those that break probationary rules, often return to the Lane county jail.
Like every county jail, the main purpose of incarceration is punishment. However, there is also a focus on rehabilitation and basic life skills so that inmates are less likely to re-offend. 

Multnomah County Jail

Multnomah County Jail

Multnomah county jail is located in Portland Oregon and it hold inmates that have been found guilty or are facing charges in Multnomah County. Like other county jails in the united States, county jail holds inmates that have been accused or found guilty of a variety of offenses. 
The inmate may be sent to a state jail if they are facing state charges or after they have been found guilty of the charges in that county, depending on the type of offense. 
There are around seven hundred thousand residents in Multnomah County and all of them are served by the counties sheriff officers. The sheriff’s office handles 911 emergencies and makes arrests of individuals that have been found to be violating the law. 
Those that are arrested by the sheriff’s officers are then brought to the county jail for processing until they face charges and are found guilty or innocent of those charges.
The sheriff in Multnomah County is elected by popular vote and is expected to oversee all of the sheriff’s officers in the county. The duty of sheriff’s officers sometimes extends past that which is expected of local officers. 
In fact, county sheriff’s officers will handle crimes or emergencies thorough the entire county. Anyone that is arrested for those crimes is brought to the Multnomah county jail, where officers still have authority.
  

Oregon County Jail

Oregon County Jail

Multnomah county jail  


The Multnomah county jail is located in Portland, Oregon and handles inmates from the entire county. The county has over seven hundred thousand residents and all of those residents are the responsibility of the Multnomah county sheriff’s officers.
Jackson county jail

The Jackson county jail has a focus on ensuring inmates rights even when they are incarcerated. The Jail also helps inmates to learn basic life skills, such as cooking, so that they will be able to thrive once released from jail.
Lane county jail

The Lane county jail is located in Eugene Oregon. The jail houses several hundred people and also offers work release programs, community service and sheriff’s workers programs, for lesser offenses.

Yamhill county jail

Yamhill county jail offers inmates a variety of programs meant to assist them in daily life once they are released from prison. Although the main purpose of prison is punishment, jails such as Yamhill county jail also offer inmates the opportunity to better themselves through educational and special programs.
Umatilla county jail

The Umatilla County Jail offers inmates many programs in order to work towards a better future. Inmates work towards a better quality of life while they are incarcerated and when they leave the facility through counseling services, educational programs and many other services offered through jail services.
Marion county jail

The Marion county jail has hundreds of beds available to house inmates that have been accused or found guilty of crimes in that county. Like most jails, the system is set up to impose punishment but also to assist inmates in improving their quality of life. Inmates have access to educational and social services, in addition to a wide array of health services.
Columbia county jail

The Columbia county jail houses inmates that have been accused of or found guilty of crimes committed in that county. It is one of the few county jails to charge inmates a housing fee for being incarcerated. 

Umatilla County Jail

Umatilla County Jail

The Umatilla County jail is run by the Sheriff’s department in that county. The facility has over two hundred and fifty beds for inmates. The Umatilla County jail is a recently built facility that offers inmates many programs to better their quality of life.
For example, the Umatilla County jail offers inmates in- patient substance abuse programs, so that they can conquer addictions. While in treatment, inmates can address any mental health issues that may have contributed to their substance abuse problem.
Inmates are also offered the chance to confront issues such as domestic violence and anger management.  The counseling services may be offered on a one on one basis or in a group setting. 
Inmates also have access to educational programs. For example, inmates can work towards their GED if they were unable to graduate from High school. Inmates can also take classes in art, photography and writing. The goal of these educational programs is to allow inmates to work towards a goal of employment when they leave the correctional facility.
All of the services offered by the Umatilla County Jail are meant to help inmates work towards a better quality of life while they remain incarcerated and once they are released. In addition to confronting their crimes, including the punishment received for those crimes, inmates are allowed to work towards bettering themselves psychologically, physically and emotionally. Inmates that take part in the programs are much less likely to re-offend than those that do not.
  

Yamhill County Jail

Yamhill County Jail

Yamhill county jail is located in McMinnville, Oregon. The Yamhill County jail provides basic services for inmates such as dental care, medical care, educational programs and counseling. Like most county jails, the Yamhill county jail has a purpose of providing punishment for those that have been found guilty of crimes. However, they also have the duty to treat inmates with respect and to assist inmates in acquiring basic life skills so that they will be less likely to re-offend.
Some of the programs available at Yamhill County jail are geared towards education. For example, inmates may have a variety of classes to choose from or they may get individual attention in subjects such as reading and math. In fact, inmates can have a tutor that can assist them with any unique learning difficulties.
The Yamhill county jail also offers inmates access to counseling services. Those inmates that have drug and alcohol abuse issues have access to counseling geared toward reliving them of their addiction. In addition, the Yamhill county jail offers psychological counseling for other mental health issues that affect an inmate’s quality of life.
The Yamhill county jail provides access to many programs which can help inmates to reach educational and social goals. Often times, inmates that participate in these activities are less likely to re-offend and also less likely to return o any addictions that they may have had previous to entering the correction facility.