"City" piece on the Cumberland County Jail and its out-of-control budget. Annua
"City" piece on the Cumberland County Jail and its out-of-control budget. Annual costs for maintaining the jail consume 54 percent of the county purse, up from 35 percent in 1990. Under consideration for the 2002 budget is a move to limit the number of towns in the county that receive patrol service from the sheriff's department. Peter Crichton, the county manager, has recommended cutting $600,000 from the jail's budget. Cumberland County sheriff Mark Dion said he has to carry out his duties, whether the budget is cut or not.
Cumberland County Jail -- Portland
Dammann, Allen, ""City" piece on the Cumberland County Jail and its out-of-control budget. Annua" (2001). Maine News Index – Casco Bay Weekly. 4351.
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