Scott Jones

Welcome to COVID jail

Infections are soaring inside Sacramento’s jails—just as advocates predicted A ​​​​​COVID-19 outbreak is sweeping through Sacramento County’s jail system, just as attorneys and advocates for…

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A glutton for political office

Sheriff Scott Jones is raising campaign cash like he might run for a fourth term Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones made it sound like he…






The dungeon master

Sacramento’s sheriff logged the most jail deaths the same year he stopped telling the media about them Sacramento’s jail system is supposed to be a…



What do we pay the sheriff for anyway?

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office struggles to clear violent crimes as supervisors hear ‘defund’ message Despite receiving a lion’s share of county revenue, the Sacramento County…