The current jail, primarily located above the City-County Building in downtown Madison, was first built in 1953, and contains no medical or mental health beds. Current Dane County Sheriff Kalvin […]
Year in Review: The Uncertain Path of the Dane County Jail
The Dane County Jail, primarily located above the City-County Building in downtown Madison, was first built in 1953, and contains no medical or mental health beds. Instead, jail residents experiencing […]
Dane County Takes Hard Look at Jail Healthcare Provider
Who provides medical assistance for people who are in jail? That is a question the Dane County Board of Supervisors had to answer last week as a contract with a healthcare provider was coming to an end.
New Plan for Dane County Jail Released As Jail Residents are Moved to ...
The Dane County Jail began to move residents out of the jail and into other county jails today, the start of a project to close the east-wing aging jail on […]
A Look Inside the Outdated Dane County Jail
Last week, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett held a press conference, calling on the County Board to approve a referendum to approve additional funding […]
New Jail Price Tag Rises Once Again
Earlier this spring, the Dane County Board of Supervisors hit a snag in the Jail Consolidation Project. As the price of labor and materials skyrocketed with inflation, the price tag […]
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