Corrections officers get retention bonus
July 7, 2022
Mason County commissioners approved a correction officers retention bonus at a special commission meeting June 23.
The county jail has had a problem with attracting and retaining employees in “law enforcement positions in general,” according to County Administrator Mark Neary.
“We obviously have a 24/7 operation there very dependent on the population of inmates that we have and as we see individuals maybe getting out of law enforcement all together and wanting to identify other career paths or moving on to other jurisdictions, we’re looking for ways to encourage them to stay here...