Jail needs to change, community agrees; but how?
January 3, 2023
An advisory committee for the Justice Project aims to ensure that voters’ priorities are considered in the next Whatcom County Jail ballot measure.
Leaning into ‘treatment over punishment’: jail diversion programs show potential
April 8, 2022
Amid calls to reform policing and criminal justice — and an aging, crowded jail — Whatcom officials, residents and law officers are looking to diversion programs for detainees with serious mental health or substance abuse issues.