Trying A New Approach To Jail Funding In Klamath County

Jan 20, 2014

Klamath County is another of the counties constrained by a small public safety budget. 

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Now a group is proposing a fee on every household and business in the county to fund jail operations.

  Citizens Organized for Public Safety--COPS--suggests a $144 dollar fee, not a levy based on property values. 

COPS wants the item on the May election ballot. 

Randy L. Shaw of COPS is our guest.