The Mini-Cassia Criminal
Justice Center is mandated by State Law to take charge of and keep in
the county jail, and to take before the nearest Magistrate, those adult
individuals who are charged with or convicted of a public offense.
Following American Correctional Association and the Idaho Jail Standards
it will provide in a most cost effective manner, the highest degree of
security for the citizens and the safety for both the inmates and staff
of the correctional system.
The philosophy of the
facility is predicated upon two basic underlying assumptions:
To maintain inmates in
the least restrictive manner given their classification and the
instructions of the court, providing a humane, constitutional
environment for the secure custody, well being and safe keeping of
Inmates shall leave
the facility no worse and hopefully better through the education
programs offered enveloping adult continuing education, substance
abuse programs and rehabilitative community based programs.
trained staff and management of the Mini-Cassia Criminal Justice Center
are committed to the preservation of the basic human rights and dignity
of the inmate population as prescribed by the Constitution of the United