County Sheriff cancels inmate transport via Phoenix light rail

[Source: Alyssa Pivirotto, ABC 15] — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will not use light rail to transport inmates to the 4th Avenue Jail, according to a statement released Thursday afternoon.  Earlier this week, the Sheriff started those transports from Sky Harbor Airport to the downtown Phoenix jail, saying it was a way to save money on parking transport vehicles.  Now, the City of Phoenix has given the Sheriff four parking passes, allowing him to park for free.  [Note: to read the full article, click here.]

Posted on January 29, 2009, in Crime, Governance, Public Safety, Transportation and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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