County to discuss jail’s electronic monitoring program

CNJ staff

The Curry County Commission is expected to consider a policy for the jail’s electronic monitoring program.

The 14-page policy is expected to be presented to commissioners by County Manager Lance Pyle.

It outlines the purpose of the program, intake criteria, rules of conduct for inmates, fees and what constitutes a violation, among other things.

Currently there are 10 inmates on the program, according to a detention center report included in commissioner’s packets.

The January escape of 18-year-old Fermin Rodriguez,