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 Alyssa Pivirotto, Joe Arpaio, Light Rail, Maricopa County, Phoenix, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.