201310.24
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Work Furlough: What If I Need Medication Or Healthcare?

How your healthcare needs will be addressed depends on where you are housed. In Maricopa County, it works as follows: While you are housed in the In-Tents, all healthcare medications are provided by Central Health Services (CHS). Once you have qualified for and been admitted to the work furlough program, you will be transferred to…

201310.22
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If I Do Not Have A Job, Am I Eligible For Work Furlough?

Yes. If you are unemployed, but are considered to be employable and have at least 45 days remaining on your sentence, you are eligible for a five (5) day Job Search release. This allows you freedom to search for a job and attend job interviews. Are there any fees? Yes. The initial fee is $125….

201310.17
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Work Furlough: How It Works.

How it works. Once you have been incarcerated, you will attend the work furlough orientation at the jail. If you are approved during that process, you will be released for a very brief period of time, approximately four to eight hours, to obtain your Letter of Understanding from your employer, your $125 money order and…

201310.15
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Work Furlough: Who Gets It?

Who gets it? The sentencing judge must allow for work furlough in the Order of Confinement. Typically, those convicted of misdemeanor DUI are eligible for work release, whereas those convicted of felony DUI may be eligible for work furlough. Individuals are not permitted to participate in the work furlough program until they are approved by…

201310.08
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Home Detention Also Known As House Arrest: Who Gets It?

To be eligible: 1)       You must be employed in the county in which you are incarcerated; 2)       You agree to pay the costs for all electronic monitoring fees, unless the sheriff assesses a lesser fee following determination that you are unable to pay; 3)       You do not constitute a risk to self or other members…

201309.29
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Work Release: What Is It? Who Gets It?

What it is: A work release is permission to leave the jail facility unsupervised for a maximum of 12 hours a day, six days a week, to attend work or school. How is this different from work furlough? Work furlough is a more restrictive program that is supervised by detention officers and requires the participation…

201309.25
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Blood Tests Thrown Out in At Least 11 Drunk Driving Cases originating in Scottsdale.

Blood-test results will be suppressed in at least 11 felony drunk-driving cases that originated in Scottsdale following a Superior Court Judge’s ruling this week, which could affect hundreds of other cases. The DUI cases were consolidated and set before Superior Court Judge Jerry Bernstein because they all challenged the validity of the blood-testing equipment in…

201309.22
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Phoenix Police Department Detective Charged with Extreme DUI

Detective Lori Demski, 36, a 9-year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department, was arrested August 11, 2013 in the Mountain View precinct of the Phoenix Police Department. Demski’s neighbor, having spotted signs indicating Demski was drunk, called the police alerting them after witnessing Demski drive away from her home near 19th Avenue and Interstate 17….