Ada County, ID


Ada County in southwestern Idaho is the state’s most populous county, and is the home of Boise.

Ada County’s past criminal justice reform efforts have included participation in Phase II of the National Institute of Corrections’ Transition from Jail to Community initiative, as one of six sites working to improve reintegration services through system change and collaborative relationships among jail and community partners. In addition, the county’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council has led work aimed at improving pretrial processes, court calendaring, inmate flow in the courtrooms, and the standardization of certain sentencing decisions.

The Safety and Justice Challenge effort in Ada County is led by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, which runs the Ada County Jail, the only adult detention facility in the county.

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