Mid-Missouri jails receive state funding for upgrades

This May 2016 photo shows the Cole County Sheriff's Office and Jail in Jefferson City.
This May 2016 photo shows the Cole County Sheriff's Office and Jail in Jefferson City.


Cole and Callaway counties are each receiving more than $20,000 from the state to upgrade their jails.

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Monday nearly $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars will flow to county sheriff's offices for jail improvements.