Justice System Overhaul for Dubois County Discussed

Dubois County (NNDC):

DUBOIS COUNTY JUSTICE STUDY: 

Monday evening local residents were asked their opinions on the much needed Security Center improvements.  It was an open discussion with about 40 to 50 in attendance.  No final decisions have yet been made but the Commissioners wanted to hear from the public first hand.  The full Summary Presentation is outlined below.

Summary Presentation
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Judicial Components Study
Judicial Components included in this Facilities’ Needs
Assessment Study are:
 Community Corrections
 Jail / Sheriff’s Office
 Courthouse Departments
 Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder, Clerks, Superior and Circuit Courts,
Probation, and Assessor  Annex Departments
 Emergency Management Agency, Commissioners, and Prosecutor
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Analytics Summary
 County Population
 2017 Estimated – 42,558  2038 Projected – 50,000
Potential Increase of 17%
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Analytics Summary
County
Cass Harrison
DeKalb
Dubois
Jackson
Shelby
Population Capacity
Beds/1000
38,966 208 5.35 39,364 175 4.44
40,285 105 2.60
42,558 84 1.97
44,013 248 5.65 44,436 231 5.21 46,134 168 3.65
Lawrence
*Rule of Thumb is 4.5 beds per 1000*

Analytics Summary
11 Classifications / Classification Threshold = 67.5 / Capacity = 84
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Analytics Summary
Average Daily Jail Population (ADP)
 Current Rated Capacity: 84 Beds*
 2013 Average: 70 Beds + 20% Classification =
88 Beds
 2014 Average: 69 Beds + 20% Classification = 86 Beds
 2015 Average: 69 Beds + 20% Classification = 86 Beds
 2016 Average: 78 Beds + 20% Classification = 98 Beds
 2017 Average: 83 Beds + 20% Classification = 104 Beds
 2018 Average: 91 Beds + 20% Classification = 114 Beds
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Analytics Summary
 Average Length of Stay  2018 – 35.6 Days
 2038 Projection – 73 Days Potential Increase of 105%
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Analytics Summary
 Total Admissions (2010-2018)  2018 – 1,140 Inmates
 2038 Projection – 1,060 Inmates
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Jail Capacity Calculations
Jail Capacity Calculation “A”: 20 Year
Admissions x Avg. Length of Stay / 365 Days = Average Daily Population
Calculation: 1,060 Inmates x 73 Days / 365 Days = 212 Beds
 ADP (Average Daily Population) Projections (2038)
 Classification Factor @ 15% – 20%  Total Recommended Capacity
Potential Projection A Increase of 133%
212 Beds
32 – 42 Beds 244 – 254 Beds
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Jail Capacity Calculations
Jail Capacity Calculation “B”: 20 Year
Projected Pop. / 1,000 x 4.5 = ADP (Average Daily Population)
Calculation: 50,000 People / 1,000 x 4.5 = 225 Beds
 ADP (Average Daily Population) Projections (2038)
 Classification Factor @ 15% – 20%  Total Recommended Capacity
Potential Projection B Increase of 147%
225 Beds
34 – 45 Beds
259 – 270 Beds
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Jail Population Drivers
Increase in Jail population drivers:
 House Bill 1006.
Felony F6 under one year sentencing at
County Jail.
 Increase in drug related crimes.
 Increase of women population in Jail.  Insufficient amount of Programming.
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Dubois Count Justice Study
Proposed Option #1
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Proposed Solutions
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Cost Summary
Cost Summary: Option #1
 Land Acquisition
 Community Corrections Expansion
 Jail Remodel
 Courts Building
 Jail Pod
 Connector to Courts
 Surface Parking
Total Construction Costs
Total Soft Costs
Total Project Costs for Option #1
10,950 SF @ $150 – $250 25,000 SF @ $150 – $250 25,000 SF @ $250 37,086 SF @ $375
1,200 SF @ $200
$350,000 $2,737,500 $5,000,000 $6,250,000 $13,907,250 $240,000 $102,000
$33,160,630 $9,948,189 $43,108,819
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Dubois County Justice Study
Proposed Option #2
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Proposed Solutions
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Cost Summary
Cost Summary: Option #2
 Land Acquisition
 Renovation
 Intake / Booking / Laundry / Etc.
 Jail Administration
 Jail Pod
 Community Corrections Expansion
 Parking Garage
Total Construction Costs
Total Soft Costs
Total Project Costs for Option #2
50,000 SF @ $50
20,675 SF @ $350
7,500 SF @ $250
37,086 SF @ $400 10,950 SF @ $150 – $250
$1,000,000 $2,500,000 $7,236,250 $1,875,000 $14,834,400 $2,737,500 $3,500,000
$39,072,454 $11,721,736 $50,794,190
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Operational Costs
Operational Costs
 Staff Positions:
 Salaries & Benefits:
 Total Operating Expense:
Existing
15 (+0) $1,809,246 $2,410,501
Day 1
15(+0) $1,809,246 $2,427,601
10 Year
20(+5) $2,174,869 $2,928,347
20 Year
24(+9) $2,469,844 $3,358,445
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