Rock County Jail renovations increasing safety
Bob Spoden says they want to give inmates an incentive to cooperate. Inmates who cooperate with jail staff now have access to a bathroom, telephone, and television in the new booking area.
The new booking area is part of renovations that started at the jail more than a year ago.
Spoden says the previous booking area was sometimes chaotic and lead to confrontations between inmates and between inmates and officers.
Renovation efforts are now focused on a new medical area for the jail.