How One County Jail Maintains a 30% Population Drop

February 10, 2021

As county officials seek to create more social distancing in their jails, individual facilities have seen sharp population decreases since the onset of the pandemic.

Our latest video features officials from Delaware County, Ohio, who have safely maintained a 30 percent drop in their jail population since March 2020 by reevaluating admissions and focusing on collaboration with partners across the local justice system.

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Brenna Callahan
Public Affairs Manager, Communications and External Affairs
Brenna drives strategic media relations and public affairs to advance organization-wide initiatives. Prior to joining the CSG Justice Center, Brenna managed national communications for a civic engagement nonprofit. She previously developed and managed a communications and economic equity policy portfolio
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for Mayor Marty Walsh’s Office of Women’s Advancement at the City of Boston. Brenna also worked in both development and operations roles at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, where she managed agency-wide programming. Brenna earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College and a master’s degree in public administration at Suffolk University.
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