Jefferson Davis Parish to Triple Jail Capacity with New Facility

JENNINGS, La. — Jefferson Davis Parish, La., correctional officials will host an official groundbreaking ceremony for the parish’s soon-to-be-constructed jail on June 30. When complete, the new facility in Jennings will span 31,000 square feet and accommodate approximately 200 inmates, more than tripling the county’s current correctional capacity. Construction on the project is expected to last 18 months.

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