October 12, 2013

Dangerous duty: Fayette Detention Center is a 'microcosm of a city'

If the Fayette County Detention Center were a municipality, it would qualify as a fifth-class city in Kentucky, based on its population of about 1,300 inmates. Corrections officers work directly with the inmates 24 hours a day, enforcing the rules, managing problems, resolving disputes and keeping the peace.

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