Jail will be understaffed when it opens

SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Above: The county’s new 54-bed jail is nearly finished and set to open around September. Archuleta County inmates are currently being housed at the La Plata County Jail in Durango. Left: The Archuleta County sheriff, undersheriff and other elected county officials discuss staffing numbers for the county’s new jail at the county commissioners’ work session on Tuesday morning.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer

The county’s new jail will be understaffed when it opens around September, according to the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO).

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This story was posted on July 23, 2020.