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Population at Portage jail holding steady

By Deanna Hohler Bottar Record-Courier staff write Published:

While jail populations nationwide rose by nearly 10 percent between 1996 and 1997, figures at the Portage County Jail in Shalersville remained steady, according to Portage County Sheriff Duane Kaley. Across the country, the figures for prisoners in local jails rose by more than the average. From July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997 inmates in local jails

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