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Mesa, other cities looking for cheaper alternatives to Arpaio’s Jails

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By Suzanne Nogami

Thursday, April 12, 2012
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to substantially increase the fees he charges local cities to house prisoners, and Mesa is looking at alternatives. Mesa is considering a partnership with other cities to reopen a closed jail near Mesa Drive and U.S. 60. The move could save taxpayers millions. Cronkite News reporter Suzanne Nogami has more.

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