Public Safety

County Awards Contract for Replacement Women’s Jail

| 8:52 AM

The County has awarded a contract for a modern women’s jail on the site of the existing Las Colinas Detention Facility in Santee.

The County’s contract with Balfour Beatty / Barnhart to design and build the approximately 478,000-square-foot facility was signed Thursday.

Public Safety

VIDEO: Coronado Death Investigations Briefing

| 12:00 PM

Sheriff Bill Gore led a panel of experts from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Sheriff’s Crime Lab, County Medical Examiner’s Office, and Coronado Police Department to discuss the findings on the deaths of Rebecca Zahau and Max Shacknai.

Public Safety

VIDEO: Passport to Life

| 12:00 PM

The “Passport To Life Career and Education Expo” took place at San Diego City College this year. It’s goal is to help youth on probation and youth with a probation history learn the skills to further educate themselves and find a job.

Public Safety

VIDEO: Juvenile Drug Court Graduation 2011

| 12:26 PM

Dozens of teenagers fulfilled their nine month intervention program and graduated in front of friends and family during a Celebration of Success Ceremony. They all took part in the San Diego County Juvenile Court program.