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Monday, April 21, 2008

Fewer female imates released early this year

No one's quite sure what's why, but early releases and "process only" releases of female inmates at the jail are way down from this time last year.

The news comes just five months after voters rejected a tax increase to build a bigger jail and fund public safety programs.

Hamilton County Administrator Patrick Thompson told county commissioners Monday that during the first quarter of 2008 no male inmates were released early or "processed only" -- a term used when inmates are booked, but are then released instead of kept in jail. The same held true for the first quarter of last year.

However, where female inmates are concerned, the numbers are way down.

When comparing the first quarter of 2007 to the same period in 2008, the number of early releases and process-only arrests for women decreased 65.6 percent (from 32 to 11) and 37.5 percent (from 1,106 to 521) respectively.

So what's causing the drop? No one really knows.

Thompson noted that the Criminal Justice Commission is working on several projects to reduce the jail population, but said "the full effect of these efforts will not be seen until later in 2008 and into 2009."

One of the commissioners suggested that the crime rate in Cincinnati is down, which could have contributed to the drop.

Winter is always typically a slow time of year for the jail, Thompson noted. He expects the numbers to increase.

Whatever the reason, no one is complaining.


41 Comments:

at 5:13 PM, April 21, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Authority said...

You don't think that the almighty Simon Leis was exaggerating or just plain lying to the public do you?
ST CSA

 
at 5:33 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Award-winning CincyJeff said...

But Simon Leis said he needed a new jail and promised us a huge crime wave if he didn't get one!!! So how is it possible that the crime is down and we have even fewer early releases than we had before?

 
at 7:11 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Did Jeff 'Whiplash Willy' Capell and his Shyster obtain a consent decree from the County to keep the Sheriff from allegedly using his office to campaign, when they got their 'big settlement'? Or even a simple apology and pledge not to engage in the alleged behaviour that again?

No, they didn't.

That would have been a moral victory at least.

Instead, Capell's syhster walks away with some chump change. And they got to send letters to people's homes. Which they could have done anyway. And which every County employee threw away unopened.

But hey, they saved on postage, so I guess that they can say that walked with 'something' in hand.

Too bad that 'something' wasn't a victory, or a settlement not to engage in the behavior that they were suing over in the first place, or at least with their dignity intact.

Keep filing to suits Whiplash Willy, and you'll keep losing. It comes naturally to you.

 
at 7:51 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Channel 9 News >> "Sheriff Leis, could you comment on this new development?"
Simon Says >> "We don't legally have to answer any questions!"

It's depressing to me that our local politicians believe the general public is so stupid/mis-informed. Are they right?

 
at 8:37 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tell the guy who got shot 9 times over the weekend, that crime is down.

 
at 11:05 PM, April 21, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tell the guy who got shot 9 times over the weekend, that crime is down.

Are you kidding??? The guy shot 9 times hung out with buds & associates of the shooter! The dude was no choir boy. The clown with the gun is another story, a real piece of work.

 
at 10:36 AM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Typical moron said...

Now we know, if one person got shot then crime is up.

 
at 12:23 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If it makes all these twisted repugs happy to lock up everyone who owes a debt to society or has committed an offense in this 'free' society then let them flip the bill for all the new jails and 'peace' officers. The reason the female population hasn't decreased most likely has more to do with entertainment value for these fine officers of justice than anything else. Remember when they where forced to put down the Xbox controller and get to work - I think this might just be the next way to keep the legal thugs entertained.

 
at 1:10 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey CincyCapell - If not for the lawsuit how would Jeff Capell have found the names and addresses of all of the Sheriff's employees. Certainly you're smart enough to know that no such list exists in the public domain. If it does, I challenge you to find it and point it out to us. Rest assured, you won't be able to. With that in mind, please explain to us how Capell and Finney could have sent "letters to people's homes. Which they could have done anyway."

Please stop posting. Your lack of reason and intelligence is embarrassing, and your man-crush on Jeff Capell is truly disturbing.

 
at 3:45 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Jeffy and The Fanny sent some letters. They were all thrown away unopened. The Shyster got some chump change. Wow, some 'victory'.

The County did not have to admit guilt or ANY wrong doing, they did not make a pledge that the sheriff would stop "using his office to campaign", nor did they obtain a consent decree in the settlement ordering the Sheriff to do so..

They didn't achieve anything resembling their objectives. Si will do exactly the same thing during the next election.

These two are the biggest chumps in this city. The Fanny is off all of the county boards, COAST is TOAST, all of their cronies are out of power. Maybe those two chumps will actually win at something one of these days.

Until then we will keep laughing at them!

 
at 4:21 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now we know.....Cincycapell is in love.

 
at 5:39 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Sheriff didn't have to make any promises not to keep campaigning because the election was already OVER by the time the County settled the final suit. Check the timeline moron.

As to the letters being thrown away unopened - who knows. Obviously you have some inside information. Have you been peeping into strange men's windows again CincyCapell? Rummaging through other men's garbage cans? Regardless, the issue was brought into the public eye for weeks and the Sheriff was made to look like an old crank who thinks he's above the law, which swayed PLENTY of voters. Sounds like a victory to me.

As for Finney and Capell never winning anything and "COAST being toast" you might want to check the election results for the jail tax. Last time I checked it was resoundingly defeated by a wide, overwhelming margin despite COAST and their fellow opponents being outspent over 100 - 1. Sounds like a win to me. You disagree? Ask Portune, Pepper, or Leis how they felt on election night.

 
at 6:50 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well the guy who got shot 9 times did live. Check with the people in Green and Colerain Twp. and see if they think crime is down. It looks like the " trolley " is already bringing all the thugs to these two townships. You can't walk down Colerain or Glenway without looking over your shoulder for one of the gangbangers. I can't wait for a "concealed carry" victim to take action. It's is the only hope we have. That will save jail space. Ask the Sheriff how many guns his men are confiscating lately, and who from. That will tell the same old story about section 8 and it's occupants.

 
at 6:53 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cheviot sports authority ought to check in with Chief Voss at Cheviot P.D. and see what he thinks about the "influx" of crime to that city and the need for jail space.

 
at 8:25 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

"The Sheriff didn't have to make any promises not to keep campaigning because the election was already OVER by the time the County settled the final suit."

Did you get a Consent Decree to keep the Sheriff from campaigning from his office (as you allege)? Did you get any commitment from the County at all to keep him from doing it again in the future?

The answer to that question is NO YOU DID NOT.

I COAST is not responsible alone for the defeat of issue 27. The NAACP did much more than COAST did, and the fact is that the 'burbs did not want to pay for what they perceive to be a City problem.

Once DeWhiner is gone from the Commission you will be completely powerless, and even less irrelevant that you are now.

Enjoy your obscurity wingnuts.

 
at 10:42 PM, April 22, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Authority said...

Actually my solution to the lack of jail space is hanging. Its much cheaper and more effective than keeping them in jail. We have some nice trees in Cheviot.
St CSA

 
at 10:45 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

You enjoy your fantasy love affair with Jeff Capell, CincyCapell.

Us "obscure wingnuts" will simply keep locking up victories at the ballot box. I love how the guy who keeps losing elections warns others about slipping into obscurity.

 
at 11:21 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Typical day in the life of lefty, bold-print, CincyCapell-types:
1) Lose election. Somehow find obscure way to claim victory in spite of embarrassing electoral defeat.
2) Take part in meaningless, random protest against liberal celebrity cause of the week. Blame Finney for poor protest attendance.
3) Desperately try anything to denigrate the abilities of the very people who just whooped you at the polls
4) Make non-sensical rant on blog using made up "facts" and irrational logic to support your mythical election victory
5) End bold-printed blog post with bumper-sticker type comment such as: bush lied people died, Repugnicant, DeWhiner, Finney's Fanney, Judge Tryantofoolyou, Had enough? vote Democrat, Hindlick, Grand Old Pedophiles, etc.
6) Collect County welfare check. Make sure to post lie on blog about how you make $95,000.00 plus. Blame DeWine for your inability to hold a decent job.
7) Eat tofu sandwich for dinner. Gag the entire time, but convince yourself that it tastes good. Blame Jeff Capell for the nasty aftertaste.
7) Go to bed, alone. Pray to the picture of Todd Portune you have above your bed, cry yourself to sleep, blame Bush.

 
at 11:23 PM, April 22, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it possible for COAST to be less irrelevant than they are now?

 
at 9:59 AM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 11:23 - Nice attempt at an insult. You really show your intellectual capacity. I'm sure you meant less relevant, and not "less irrelevant". Thanks for the compliment - even if you didn't mean it.
---Right Wingnut

 
at 10:43 AM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I gonna vote for Orack Obamba he a democrate rite? What dat dam Hilery? Ared they given smokes ot to us votrs this year?

 
at 11:45 AM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous 11:23 said...

No, I meant 'less irrelevant', as they are completely irrelevant now, and will be less so after P-P-P-P-P-Pat DeWhiner is gone. He's the only sockpuppet that you have left, and he's out-voted and powerless on the Commission now.

 
at 11:52 AM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

But why aren't we in a crime wave? Simon Leis promised one if his tax increase didn't pass.

 
at 12:13 PM, April 23, 2008 Blogger Cheviot Sports Idiot said...

"But why aren't we in a crime wave?"

Because the GOP is out of power across the State.

This has been another addition of Simple Answers To Simple Questions.

 
at 12:25 PM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Again 11:23 - Please pay attention. If you say someone is "less irrelevant" it is the same thing as saying someone is "more relevant". What you are trying so hard to say is that COAST will be less relevant.

You are applying a sort of double negative which is negating a negation and therefore resolves to a positive.

But I don't expect you to understand basic rules of English grammar. That would be too much to ask from a hysterical lefty like yourself. This is a fine example of the quality public education your tax dollars provide folks.

 
at 1:52 PM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

COAST loser- Spare us your english class.

If you read the question that I wrote, it asks "Is it possible for COAST to be less irrelevant than they are now?". That question suggests that COAST is irrelevant now, and asks of the previous poster @ 8:25 if it is possible for COAST to be "less irrelevant" than they currently are, as stated in that poster's comment. Got it?

Bottom line: COAST is completely irrelevant right now. Their last sycophant in power is P-P-P-Pat DeWhiner, who is out voted on the County Commission, will be gone at years end. At that point, COAST will not have a single sockpuppet in power. Thus, as you correctly stated, they will be even more irrelevant than they are right now.

what does that mean? COAST IS TOAST BABY.

 
at 6:28 PM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous 11:23 said...

No, I meant 'less irrelevant', as they are completely irrelevant now, and will be less so after P-P-P-P-P-Pat DeWhiner is gone.
You pay tension to what i says. I is 4th grade edgecated and voten fer Hilly.

 
at 8:08 PM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

See 11:21 - You almost fit in all of the classic liberal blogger bumper-sticker mentality phrases: DeWhiner, COAST is toast, etc.

You guys have become caricatures of yourselves. Predictable, unintelligent losers.

By the way, way to sneak in a classless jab at DeWine's speech impediment. I thought liberals were supposed to be compassionate.

Finally, ask Todd Portune if COAST is TOAST. Not only did they whip him on the jail tax, but they continually beat him like a rented mule in court.

 
at 9:42 PM, April 23, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Shooting closes Ferguson Avenue
WEST PRICE HILL – Cincinnati Police have shut down Ferguson Avenue near Glenway Avenue in the area of Western Hills High School after a shooting just before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Man dies from beating, boys charged
Two juvenile boys have been arrested and charged with murder after a man who was robbed in Camp Washington on March 27 died of his injuries Tuesday, Cincinnati homicide investigators said.

Judge: Buy more ankle monitors
A Hamilton County judge, upset that all of the county’s electronic ankle monitors used as an alternative to jail are being used, wants the government to buy more of them.

Killer's shoes coated with victim's blood
Mark Robey stood on Fred Tucker’s kitchen counter last fall with his shoes drenched in Tucker’s blood, leaving behind the bloody footprints that lead to his arrest.

Man held on $250K bond after pair of gun threats
A North Fairmount man - accused of waving two guns around in front of his home and threatening to kill two men - is in jail on a $250,000 bond


Man gets year for teen sex
MADISONVILLE -- A Madisonville man was sent to prison Monday for one year for having sex with a minor female who is 20 years younger then him

Drugs tossed; 2 charged
EAST PRICE HILL -- A passenger accused of chucking a bag of cocaine from a vehicle as well as the man driving the SUV are in jail.

2 shot, cases may be related
MOUNT AUBURN – Cincinnati police said they didn’t get very far overnight investigating a possible double shooting Monday night because the two victims refuse to explain what happened.

Man arrested in 2006 stabbing
A man wanted for a 2006 stabbing in Mount Washington was arrested Monday morning

Suspect charged with abduction
Toriano Ross is charged with two counts of abduction.He says he just wanted money for his broken car window.


Man survives nine gunshots
A 20-year-old man survived despite being shot nine times during a robbery attempt Saturday night, according to Cincinnati police.

No we don't need a jail crime is down.

 
at 12:28 AM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

What court case has COAST won?

NOT ONE. ZERO. NADA. ZILCH. BUPKIS.

COAST had little to do with the defeat of Issue 27. In fact the NAACP was the most outspoken opponent of 27, and certainly did more to defeat it than COAST did.

I have asked Todd what he thinks about COAST, and he laughed at you. A big, hearty, self-satisfied laugh.

And he agreed, COAST is TOAST, that's why he put 'the deal together'. Bye-Bye to P-P-P-P-P-Pat DeWhiner, guaranteed Dem control of the County for years to come.

Perhaps COAST should reevaluate it's goals and purposes. You should relaunch yourselves with a new agenda. Perhaps you should form a Glee Club. Jeff Capell, your famed 'confirmed bachelor', could sing falsetto. Perhaps "COAST, The Opera!"

Your fellow Log Cabin members would love it!

 
at 10:46 AM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

CC,

Yes, I am sure the NAACP is the reason why the levy lost so heavily in 11 of the 12 townships in Hamilton County. Voters in such NAACP-dominated locales such as Loveland and Madeira got their marching orders from President Smitherman. Sure.

Of course, you are the same fool who thinks being compelled to give up information and paying $10,000 for the privilege is a victory.

CincyCapell, you are an embarassment to the west side, to your alma mater of Elder, to liberalism everywhere, to the principles of good government, and to your employer.

You claim to be a liberal and yet you use homosexuality as an insult. Your obsession and crush with Jeff Capell is comical.

Of all the other deranged bloggers on all sides of the aisle, you stand out from the crowd with your obsession with one Jeffrey Cappel.

No other blogger, not even Bold Endeavors comes close to your day-and-night (just look at the time-stamp on your comments) obsession with one person, who, quite frankly, is not a household name.

Well, he must be a household name in your house, but that's about it.

 
at 2:17 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Newsflash: I didn't go to Elder. I'm not even a catholic! Keep guessing.

The County offered you $10,000 to go away. they were not 'compelled' to do so. To say that they were 'compelled' implies that a court of law ordered that they pay you, which implies that you actually won a lawsuit in court, which you did not. And 'information' is a misnomer, as you were allowed to send letters to Si's employees. Letters which were thrown away unopened.

Face it, you lost. You did not accomplish anything. You did not stop Si from (allegedly)campaigning last year or in any future election. And the jail will be back, and Si's not going anywhere. Bet on it.

If I had a 'crush' on Jeff Capell, it would be a first. Nobody has ever had a crush on that 'confirmed bachelor'. Ever

One is the loneliest number.....

 
at 5:59 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I glad Capell didn't go to Elder because he's a big loser. Also, glad he's not a Catholic with his far out views..
Altiora!

 
at 8:20 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope none of Capell's kids ever have a speech impediment. He seems to make fun of peoples' shortcomings. His little TEEHEEHEE's are obnoxious and child-like. He didn't go to Elder with that set of values.

 
at 8:39 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Catholic West Side values are at stake here. This guy doesn't speak for us.
He has a 200K income and he has an education. Let him do some good for people and not tear them down.

 
at 9:15 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

who's Jeff Cappell?

 
at 9:51 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

5:59 and 8:20, do you mean Jeff Capell or "CincyCapell"?

Two totally different people, even if one is totally obsessed over the other.

 
at 11:19 PM, April 24, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's good for CincyCapell that he didn't go to Elder, because their grads can only become low paid civil servants.

 
at 1:33 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell needs a life said...

Yeah in case someone is braindead, CincyCapell and Jeff Capell are absolutely not the same people. CC has been stalking and impersonating JC for close to a year now. CC only gets worse the more JC has been able to do in the political world.

Check out the following email that CC sent to JC earlier this week. What a loser!


GAY JEFF,

KEEP TRYING JEFF, AND I WILL KEEP PWNING YOU.

DO YOUR FELLOW COAST AND BLUE CHIP MEMBERS KNOW THAT YOU ARE QUEER JEFF?

THAT'S A SWEET $%&*BOX THAT YOU DRIVE JEFF. A 1999 BLACK MONTE CARLO. WHAT A &%$#ING LOW PAID POOR LOSER YOU ARE.

WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO KNOW WHO I AM? HERE'S A HINT: YOU TALKED TO ME IN PERSON WITHIN THE PAST WEEK.

ANY GUESSES?

TTFN

LOVE,


CINCYCAPELL



http://www.sharpmail.co.uk - Send 'fake' email for free! Send 'fake' SMS
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at 1:41 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

who's Cincy Capel?

 
at 2:30 PM, April 25, 2008 Anonymous CincyCapell said...

Jeff Capell is playing double sockpuppet now. he's even writing letters to himself now. I guess that losing all of those lawsuits must have driven him around the bend.

Take the whole Prozac Jeff, don't break it in half anymore.

 
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