Sunday, July 5, 2015     Volume: 16, Issue: 17
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What should be done with the Santa Barbara County Main Jail once Santa Maria's jail is completed?

Keep it, lock more of 'em up!
Demolish it, it's a waste of money.
Turn it into a museum a la Alcatraz.
Move it to Casmalia.

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Should complaints of police officers using excessive force be publicly available?


Elvispresley Nave

Elvispresley Nave

contractor

“Yes, people are getting harassed daily by cops. There should be more public accountability.”

Nick Cornwell

Nick Cornwell

distribution and sales

“Yes, because we should expect the same transparency from them as they do from us. Accusations are one thing, but if it sticks, I want to know.”

Thomas Jordan

Thomas Jordan

delivery driver

“Yes, I do feel like they should be made public, but it should be the public’s responsibility to not take advantage of that information.”

Nikkole Haddock

Nikkole Haddock

realtor assistant

“I’m 50-50. It shouldn’t be made public unless it’s been proven that excessive force was used.”