Graziano canceled her department’s agreement to house federal immigration detainees as a way to bridge relations with the county's communities of undocumented residents.
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With coronavirus hot spots in communal living facilities across the country, leaders have focused on clearing jails of as many inmates as possible.
On her first day as South Carolina’s first female and openly LGBTQ sheriff, Kristin Graziano used her new position to end her department’s partnership with federal immigration enforcement.
Profits from inmate purchases at the Charleston County jail are supposed to be used for their welfare. But who benefits is not always clear.
The Charleston County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council's annual report, released Friday, said jail bookings have been halved and the jail inmate population dipped by 20 percent between 2014 and 2019.
Effective 1 p.m. March 15 and under approval from the Governor’s Office, the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center resumed limited video visitations.
A recent influx of hundreds of asylum seekers is bringing money — and increased scrutiny — to Charleston County’s detention center, amidst the country’s heightened debate about its openness towards immigrants.
A 19-year-old North Charleston resident accused of carrying out an armed robbery and carjacking before getting shot at by police had previousl…