Creating a New Face of Justice for Maricopa County, with Deputy Chief Brian Lee

As many local jurisdictions are continuing to respond to the current pandemic, criminal justice leaders are beginning to explore how to prepare their current facilities to be more adaptable in the future. Join host Eli Gage and colleague Bob Glass as they sit down with Brian Lee, Deputy Chief of Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, as they discuss the current impact of COVID-19 on local jurisdictions and criminal justice systems and how the new, progressive Maricopa County Intake, Transfer, and Release Facility is designed to provide adaptability for the county to address the current needs of the community, offer improved access to mental and medical health services, and prepare for future needs.

In this episode, we explore:

  • How local detention systems are mitigating the spread of COVID-19
  • The use of adaptable jail design to provide a faster, flexible response to future crises
  • An inside look into Maricopa County’s transition to a direct supervision methodology
  • An in-depth exploration of the new Maricopa County Intake, Transfer, and Release Facility

Have questions, comments, or want to talk more about this? Contact the show host, Eli Gage at podcast@cglcompanies.com


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