February 10, 2012
Photo by Curt Yeomans
Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough tells county officials, on Tuesday, that adding 60 employees in his office will help reduce overtime costs. The additional workers would be used to staff the county jail, he said.
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Sheriff Kem Kimbrough told Clayton County Commissioners, this week, that he has been forced to close one of the jail’s eight housing pods, because of a lack of sheriff’s office employees. That, in turn, has caused crowding in the remaining pods, where cells are “triple-bunked.”