By law, Washington Sheriffs are responsible for operating a jail and providing jail services. The Corrections Division consists of a Jail Superintendent, 4 Sergeants, and 10 Corrections Deputies. Corrections staff are responsible for the day to day supervision and care taking of inmates incarcerated at the jail.
The average daily inmate population for 2019 was 42 inmates. Corrections staff handle approximately 1,275 yearly bookings in a 1 year period. On top of the supervision and care taking function, the jail also provides and administers services/programs for inmates intended to reduce criminal recidivism rates.
Programs offered include alcohol and drug dependency counseling, bible study, anger management, and Adult Basic Education / GED assistance. The jail also employs a part time cook responsible for the service of approximately 53,000 meals throughout the year.