D.C., Central Detention Center, Marshall Service discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Top local stories we're following this hour last month reports of clogged toilets and flooding prompted the U.S. Marshals service to move their inmates out of the D.C. jail And so far about half of them have been moved out 200 of the 400 have already been transferred to a federal prison in lewisburg Pennsylvania and a few other facilities The central detention center in southeast D.C. still holds the other 200 they can't be moved now because of pending court matters and medical issues The Marshall service told the D.C. Department of Corrections in early November they would remove all inmates under their care from the D.C. jail after they did an unannounced inspection They found inhumane conditions at the jail including water and food being withheld from inmates as punishment clogged toilets and flooding D.C. and the Marshalls now have an agreement to work together to improve conditions at the jail Luke Luger debut news it's been dubbed the great resignation and the waves is causing our splashing all throughout the DMV When you look at how many workers around here are turning in their two weeks notice nationwide all states saw 2% of all its workers quit in September That's according to the bureau of labor statistics Hawaii seeing the highest departure rate at 7.1% around here Maryland saw 2.5% of its workforce departing a drop of .1% in September over August Virginia rose slightly in September to 3.1% and saying goodbye that month in D.C. was 2.1% of the workforce which is up over August This comes as we hear about workers deciding to change careers or even start new businesses as we exit the pandemic Mike Murillo And speaking of resignations a local police department says they're having trouble keeping everyone on staff At a city council meeting back in October police officers threatened the mass exit when the idea of a vaccine mandate was introduced but so far 7 officers have resigned and city spokesperson Betsy arnett tells WTO P that they can't all be directly linked to the mandate She says 6 of the resignations were assumed to be partially linked to the mandate Two of those who left already had job offers Right now the city has 19 positions open on the Leesburg police force 18 of them being for sworn officer roles 5 of those positions remained open due to the hiring freeze caused by the pandemic Acacia James wtps No who never quits Santa Claus In fact he's coming to town this week but not by his usual mode of transportation.

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