The Lycoming County Jail Board of Directors recently held a standstill meeting which highlighted a slight increase in the efficiency of moving defendants through the justice system, as well as smaller daily populations.
Director Brad Shoemaker also said a third polycom has been put in place to help speed up scheduled court events with inmates.
In other news, Kyle Caffas has been approved as the resident supervisor of the prison board at a rate of $ 15.37 per hour.
Prison staff participated in a training on Suicide Prevention and Ending Rape in Prison on November 9, and Deputy Warden Chris Ebner and Warden Brad Shoemaker participated in a nationwide conference call. State with state corrections to discuss COVID-related protocols on November 21.
The average daily male inmate population for the month of November was 201.17 compared to 231 in October, while the male population peaked at 206. The average female population was 28.20 compared to 37.83 in October, and the November count peaked at 33 residents earlier this month.
The bail / prison release program averaged 49.9 people on supervised bail, 88.63 on intensive supervised bail, and 5.87 on supervised release, saving 4,332 bed days, compared to 4,304 bed days recorded in October.
The board of directors will meet on January 14 in the executive square.