Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers is attributing jail disturbances to overcrowding and not having enough staff or operational space.
David Bisard was on duty with a blood alcohol level of 0.19 percent when his cruiser plowed into a group of motorcycles in 2010.
Indiana can’t use its preferred choice of lethal injection drug after the state Court of Appeals ruled it didn’t use the proper rulemaking procedure.
Lethal injection is the only execution method allowed by Indiana law.
A fight over funding may be looming at the General Assembly between local community corrections programs and the state Department of Correction.
Lawmakers won’t have more information about how the state’s criminal code overhaul will affect local community corrections funding until at least December.
Department of Correction representatives appeared in a federal court Wednesday to outline their plans for improving treatment of mentally ill inmates.
The Department of Correction is set to appear in District Court on Wednesday afternoon to answer allegations of mistreating mentally ill inmates.