Kentucky's prison population has grown by nearly seven percent in the past year, despite reduced penalties for some drug crimes.
For example, in Madison County, the detention center is routinely housing more than double the number of occupants it was designed for.
Doug Thomas, Madison County Jailer;
Wesley Morgan, Kentucky House District 81 Representative; and
Stephanie Raglin, Recovery Program for Women Assistant at the Hope Center and Director of Programs at the Fayette Co. Detention Center