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Jail Population Coordinator

Etho Pugh


Etho Pugh

The Jail Population Court Coordinator (JPCC) position was created to assist the District Court Manager. It initially was used as an aid position. In December 2006 after reorganization, JPCC was moved into the Dallas County Criminal Justice Department. The first charge for this position was to implement recommendations from the jail population consultants by research & development of statistical data and reporting for the Commission's Court, the Jail Population Committee, Homeless Assistance Center startup, the Mental Health Steering Committee, and Criminal Justice Advisory Board.

The Jail Population Coordinator is set up to track statistics and trends in the Lew Sterrett regarding the goal of keeping the jail population as low as possible while balancing public safety. It is also charged with researching programs that aid in keeping the overall jail population down.