Nez Perce Co. Commissioners raise rate for some offenders at jail

LEWISTON, ID - Nez Perce County Commissioners approved an additional fee of $10 for daily compensation rates for the housing adult offenders at the Nez Perce County Jail under the jurisdiction of Kootenai County, raising the rate to $60.

The jail currently houses 172 beds with 146 in use. According to Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Alan Johnson, the adult detention center will take in more than a million dollars this fiscal year and has taken in more than $2.25 million since 2010.