New Jail

JaCo Sheriff says county needs new jail

Medford, Ore., — Jackson County’s Sheriff says the county needs a new jail, one up to three times the size of the current one. The jail opened new beds earlier this year, but it’s already at capacity. Right now the system works …

New Jail could be in the Rogue Valley’s future

Medford, Ore. — The Jackson County Jail has been at capacity for the last 32 years. It’s a problem that the Sheriff’s Office, as well as other local law enforcement agencies acknowledge. “It’s always at or near capacity,” Sheriff Nathan Sickler said. …