Jail Reform and Custody Operations

The Jail Reform and Custody Operations Team provides legal advice to the Board of Supervisors and to County departments and agencies on a wide array of matters impacting the County jails.  Our attorneys work with the Board of Supervisors, the County Executive’s Office, and applicable departments such as the Sheriff’s Office and Custody Health Services to help spearhead jail reform efforts, research and analyze many areas of law, negotiate contracts, comment on legislation, and help solve challenging problems for the County.  Our attorneys also represent the County in highly significant litigation impacting the County jails, including on consent decrees concerning the County jails and on involuntary medication petitions regarding inmates. 


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