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Sheriff's office adds contract with marshal's service

MOUND CITY – On Monday, Nov. 21, County Counselor Gary Thompson reported that Linn County does have a contract in place with the U. S. Marshal’s service and the county will be getting federal prisoners soon.


Commissioner Danny McCullough said that Linn County Sheriff Kevin Friend and his staff put a lot of time in taking marshals through the jail.


“It’s a pretty big deal,” said McCullough. “I appreciate all the hard work they have done.”


In Friend’s written report for the week of Nov. 14 through Nov. 20, he reported:

• Total prisoners at the Justice Center the past week were 44. There were 9

prisoners released the past week.

• No prisoners were sent to other facilities.

• Twenty prisoners were from other facilities.

• Total 911 calls were 74.

• There were 5,065 jail contacts.

• Total calls for service were 530.

• Total civil service papers served were 36.

• There were six vehicle inspection number (VIN) inspections.

• Eleven new cases (criminal, child in need of care, etc.) were opened.

• Eight cases were closed.

• There were 11 vehicle crashes.

• There were 160 school resource officer (SRO) activities.

• Bailiff contacts were 159.

• Deputies responded to 12 calls livestock being out.

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