Jail Escape Investigation Update from Sheriff Hutchens
SANTA ANA, Calif. (February 18, 2016) – In January 2016, three inmates escaped from the Central Men’s Jail in Santa Ana. All three inmates were returned to custody without significant harm to the community.
A thorough investigation into the circumstances around the escape and the factors that contributed to it started immediately. This comprehensive administrative investigation continues, and will cover all causal factors and opportunities for improvement to department policy and the jail facility. Continue reading