Fla. sheriff wants inmates to 'pay more'


By Tia Mitchell
The Florida Times-Union

By JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford wants jail inmates to pay more of the costs of their incarcerations.

By collecting the new inmate fees and increasing the cost residents pay for public records and other services, Rutherford hopes to add nearly $1 million to his department’s budget.

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