On Oct. 30, the
Indiana Jail Overcrowding Task Force received an in-depth tour of the Porter
County Jail, the Porter County Sheriff’s Police is reporting.
In particular, the
Task Force toured PCJ’s Therapeutic Community and Biblical Life Principles
Court Justice Steven David called the programming and facilities at PCJ
“nothing short of extraordinary” at a subsequent hearing at Ivy Tech.
“It was a
tremendous honor to be not only recognized by this State Overcrowded Task
Force as a model jail in our State, but to be lauded by two Indiana Supreme
Court Justices and the Executive Director of the Department of Corrections
as doing exemplary work, recognizing the programs and my staff was very
humbling and gratifying,” Sheriff Dave Reynolds said.