Greene County Jail

"A statewide bill has passed in the Senate numerous times in the past, which I have supported and it has always been held up in the New York State Assembly." ~ Republican state Senator George Amedore
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Time appears to be running out for some residents in Greene County, New York who had hoped to stop construction of a new jail.

Cameron Melville

Some residents in Greene County, New York are still trying to halt construction of a new jail.

Composite Image by Dave Lucas (WAMC)

The Commission of Correction has identified five jails as the “worst” in New York state. The Greene and Dutchess County Jails are on the list.