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Scott County Sheriff Proud to Announce Flawless State Jail Inspection


Scott County Sheriff Proud to Announce Flawless Indiana State Jail Inspection for 2023

(For the Fourth Year in a Row...the Scott County Jail Passes!)

Scott County-Yesterday, the Scott County Jail again passed the annual Indiana State Jail Inspection, making the fourth year in a row the jail facility has passed this grueling inspection.  Indiana Department of Corrections Executive Jeff Groh conducted the inspection, giving the jail a very in-depth examination that began at the entrance door of the lobby of the Sheriff's Office, concluding once Inspector Groh methodically inspected every aspect of the facility.  The Scott County Jail was once again standing tall, passing the inspection with flying colors.  Sheriff Goodin stated, "I want the public to know just how hard our Jail Deputies, like our Law Enforcement Deputies, are working every day to be the best at what they do, to be the best correctional officers in the State of Indiana. I am extremely pleased with their commitment and the immense pride they show every day in keeping the jail facility at a level unheard of in the past".  Inspector Groh advised the following in his out brief to Sheriff Goodin... "you have at the Scott County Jail some of the best programs I believe could be a model for others to follow.  Please accept my gratitude and congratulations for a job well done".  Sheriff Goodin also wants Scott County Citizens to know that huge accolades are also cast out to the inmates at the jail who cleaned their occupied space and the entire facility as a whole to tip-top inspection condition... "as the Sheriff, I am proud to present this inspection passage to the citizens of Scott County.  State Jail Inspector Groh closed by stating the following... "When other county executives ask me how to improve their Jails, I advise them to call the Scott County Jail".

NOTE: Scott County residents need to know that this passage directly affects the cost of insurance that is paid by taxpayers for jail operations, continuing to save taxpayer dollars for the citizens of Scott County.

*Media Note-Sheriff Goodin prioritized in-house jail operations when he took over as Sheriff in 2019 and since then, the Scott County Jail has passed four consecutive jail inspections. Prior to these four consecutive passings, the Scott County Jail had not passed a jail inspection in over 20 years.       


Pictured  (L tp R) Jail Commander Doug Herald, Chief Toby Deaton , State  Jail Inspector Jeff Groh and Lt. Col Joe Guarneri.