Printed on May 25, 2013 @ 9:40 PM
In this Benton County Jail Status video, Sheriff Diana Simpson describes the status and history of the current jail. Benton County Jail is the smallest jail per capita in the state – view Oregon jail bed comparisons (PDF).
This slideshow of the Benton County Jail steps you through the facility from transport to booking to cell. It also shows such areas as the kitchen, outdoor exercise area, infirmary, and visiting room.
The mission of the Benton County Jail, while protecting the community and its citizens, is to economically operate a safe, secure and humane facility that adheres to Oregon Revised Statutes regarding corrections facility operations, the American Corrections and American Jail Associations recommendations and constitutional considerations as provided by the United States Constitution.