Mayor asks regional jail about taking Portsmouth inmates

Aug 23, 2012 Full story: WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth's mayor wonders if inmates can be moved out of the city jail so the building can be torn down and the property developed.

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Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#1 Aug 24, 2012
"Can we let all these guys go? My brother in law's company needs some construction work...
Dr D

Gloucester, VA

#2 Aug 26, 2012
When the building was originally built, the wisdom of the location was severely questioned. Finally someone has a clue. Relocating the police, jail, courts, etc into any of the crime laden areas further up high street and releasing the waterfront for developement would be a boost for the city.

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