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Jackson County Sheriff responds to state funding issues

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff Nathan Sickler is reacting to concerns regarding a reduction in state funding for some community correction programs. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported on August 27 that Oregon state contributions to county corrections in Multnomah County have been reduced, …

Jail proposal push continues

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County’s sheriff says a new jail proposal could be on the ballot in May of next year. The sheriff says the Jackson County jail has been overcrowded for more than thirty years. Currently, the day time capacity is …

Jackson Co. Jail mistakenly releases wrong inmate

Medford, Ore. —  A woman was mistakenly released from Jackson County Jail over the weekend. When jail staff realized what happened, local law enforcement teamed up to re-arrest the inmate. NBC5 News spoke with Sheriff Nathan Sickler Wednesday. He said he and his …

Inmate saved from suicide attempt

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Jackson County Jail inmate who attempted suicide was saved by two deputies. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on the morning of May 11, a 25-year-old man was being escorted to a new cell within the jail when …