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Clark County Jail

6 ethics complaints filed with Clark County in past year still await investigation

May 17, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Six ethics complaints filed with Clark County in the past year are still waiting to be investigated. The delay seems to be just as frustrating for county officials as it… Read story

Clark County’s drug court is quiet in wake of Blake Decision, say officials

May 4, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Drug possession is no longer a felony in Washington as of 2021. Advocates lauded the change, arguing that criminalization of drugs has historically led to disproportionate imprisonment of people of… Read story

Graffiti covers the walls of a jail cell at the Clark County Jail.

As fentanyl use increases, Clark County Jail grapples with opioid withdrawals

Graffiti covers the walls of a jail cell at the Clark County Jail.

April 17, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Health

As fentanyl use increases, the Clark County Jail is grappling with more people experiencing withdrawal from drug use while in custody. Read story

Richard Vanderhoek, 46, of Vancouver appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of second-degree murder. He is accused of killing a man with a bow and arrow.

Vancouver man suspected of murder in bow and arrow slaying appears in court

Richard Vanderhoek, 46, of Vancouver appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of second-degree murder. He is accused of killing a man with a bow and arrow.

April 3, 2024, 6:32pm Clark County News

A judge Wednesday set bail at $2 million for a Vancouver man accused of fatally shooting another man with a bow and arrow during a fight in the driveway of a Minnehaha residence. Read story

Ariel Garcia, 4, was earlier reported missing but was found dead Thursday near Everett. The boy&rsquo;s mother was arrested Wednesday in Ridgefield on suspicion of lying to investigators about his whereabouts.

Mother of missing Everett boy, later found dead, arrested in Ridgefield with blood on her clothes, say investigators

Ariel Garcia, 4, was earlier reported missing but was found dead Thursday near Everett. The boy&rsquo;s mother was arrested Wednesday in Ridgefield on suspicion of lying to investigators about his whereabouts.

March 29, 2024, 3:42pm Clark County News

The mother of a missing 4-year-old Everett boy who was later found dead was arrested Wednesday in Ridgefield after investigators said she lied to them about her son’s whereabouts. Read story

Clark County Jail Work Center expansion slated; could add up to 64 beds

March 29, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

A local design firm has begun the permitting process to build a new medium-security housing facility at the Clark County Jail Work Center site that could create up to 64 additional beds. Read story

A vending machine in the lobby of the Clark County Jail offers free opioid overdose reversal medication.

Clark County Jail gains naloxone vending machine

A vending machine in the lobby of the Clark County Jail offers free opioid overdose reversal medication.

March 26, 2024, 6:07am Clark County Health

Clark County Jail Services and its partners have installed a naloxone vending machine in the jail’s public lobby. Read story

Jail surveillance video recording was redacted as to not reveal the locations and capabilities of the surveillance cameras in the Clark County jail which would jeopardize jail security.

No charges for corrections deputy in Clark County Jail use-of-force case

Jail surveillance video recording was redacted as to not reveal the locations and capabilities of the surveillance cameras in the Clark County jail which would jeopardize jail security.

October 19, 2023, 6:06am Clark County News

The Vancouver City Attorney’s Office will not charge the corrections deputy at the center of an August 2021 use-of-force investigation involving a man detained at the Clark County Jail. Read story

Construction equipment sits in a cell block while crews work on upgrading doors and plumbing at the Clark County Jail.

Does Washington need a new agency to oversee jails?

Construction equipment sits in a cell block while crews work on upgrading doors and plumbing at the Clark County Jail.

October 9, 2023, 9:08am Latest News

Washington would create a new independent agency to set safeguards and conduct inspections of city, county and regional jails, under a proposal a statewide task force is backing. Read story

Clark County Jail Services to host open house, testing events

June 9, 2023, 5:56am Clark County News

Clark County Jail Services is holding a testing event followed by an informational open house for those interested in a career as a corrections officer. Read story