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County building might feature jail

Campus plan, City Hall location will affect decision on jail placement

9:34 PM, Dec. 7, 2012
A cell inside the Portage County Jail in Stevens Point. Sheriff's Department officials say there are too many cells for Huber work release and not enough for maximum security prisoners.
A cell inside the Portage County Jail in Stevens Point. Sheriff's Department officials say there are too many cells for Huber work release and not enough for maximum security prisoners.
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A new jail could be part of the county's new building structure, but what exactly that would entail remains a big question mark.

Portage County Sheriff's Department officials say they need a new jail sooner rather than later because the current jail is obsolete, dangerous and costs the county money.

Sheriff's Department officials put what they call a $15 million placeholder in the county's capital improvement plan in 2017 for a new jail addition to allow the county to house more inmates. ...

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