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Franklin County Jail

Franklin County Jail

Located at 1016 North 4th Avenue in Pasco, Washington the Franklin County jail is a medium security correctional facility, that through various educational and treatment programs, aims to rehabilitate it's 300 inmates. The Franklin County jail is comprised of 6 separates housing units that contain various security levels. Although the majority of inmates within the Franklin County jail are graded as "non-threatening" they are still under constant surveillance from the nearly 75 correctional officers under staff.

That being said, inmates at the Franklin County jail are given far more freedoms when compared to inmates in a maximum or federal prison. Inmates typically bunk with "compatible" individuals--compatible in this sense means that the individuals share similar histories and both pose non-combative or conflicting characteristics. The Franklin County Jail works in conjunction with the Franklin County Sheriff's office, which is located in the same facility, and is open from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

Every 24 hours, the Franklin County Sheriff's office releases a list of all current inmates that are confined on the premises, in addition to a full list of all those individuals who were booked and released within a 72 hour period. The directors also lists the charges, the age of the individual, his/her race, and their date of birth.

In addition to this basic information, the arresting officer is also listed, and the location within the Franklin County Jail is documented. This detailed directory allows individuals related to the convicted person to pinpoint his location for corresponding visiting hours, and to take note of any transfers or cell changes.

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