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Whatcom County jail planners hear concerns over safety

Town hall emphasizes lockup over rehabilitation

A blue jail sign is posted outside of the county jail.
A committee planning a new jail for Whatcom County heard earlier this month from members of the public whose primary concern was their own sense of safety. (Ron Judd/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
A Whatcom County jail planning group, under pressure to come up with a concept that will appeal to a
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