Kentucky has long been a state where private bail has been banned and the State has taken the bonding system over. Now they are starting to experience problems such as jail overcrowding.
In a recent report by Rachel Collier with WDRB she interviewed Director of the Louisville Jail, Mark Bolton, who was quoted as saying “With this crowding that we’re seeing here, certainly it’s taxing our resources and taxing our ability to manage things safely.”
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The situation has gotten so out of control that the ACLU has recently become active against the jail and the conditions the inmates are required to live in.
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