El Paso County Jail Reaches Record High in Female Population

September 26, 2018

The El Paso County Jail, located at 2739 E Las Vegas Street, is at a critical point in managing the female inmate population as it reached record highs today of 364. The last record was set in May of 2017, with 358 female inmates. 

"Our female inmate population now takes up five of the 25 wards at the El Paso County Jail.  We continue to be strategic and come up with alternative solutions to manage the growing female population. We are working closely with the courts and other detention facilities in the state to come up with viable options.” says Sheriff Bill Elder of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. 

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