Out-of-custody sentencing alternative offered to the courts and qualifying offenders. Offenders report to Geiger to arrange for community service work, and pick from a list of pre-approved non-profit organizations in the area. When the required hours are completed, paperwork is forwarded to the courts. Offenders pay $40 to participate in this program.
Electronic Home Monitoring
Re-starting in January 2014, Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) provides an alternative to jail incarceration for qualified low-risk, sentenced offenders, utilizing individualized case management, state of the art technology, and targeted monitoring. The EHM Program holds offenders accountable for their actions, while reducing jail overcrowding and the high cost of in-custody incarceration.
Supervised Community Service
Out-of-custody program offered to the courts for qualifying offenders. Offenders report to Geiger for assignment to a community service project. Eligible offenders are assigned to a supervised work crew for up to eight hours during the day. No charge to the jurisdiction or the offender.
Partial Confinement Work Crew
Beginning in March 2011, this program is an out-of-custody sentencing alternative offered to the courts for qualifying offenders. Sentenced offenders report to Geiger for assignment to a Work Crew. Eligible offenders are assigned to a supervised work crew for up to eight hours during the day. No charge to the jurisdiction or the offender.
In-Custody Work Crew
In-custody qualified offenders are assigned to supervised community work crews. Work crews have collected over a million pounds of trash over the past five years. Current Projects include - Litter Pick Up, Bloomsday, Ballpark and Fairgrounds, Girls Pacific Northwest Volleyball Qualifier, Lilac Parade, Hoopfest, and neighborhood cleanup.
Work Release is an in-Custody option for both pre and post-sentenced qualified offenders. Inmates are allowed to leave the facility to report to their place of employment. Direct report to Geiger for intake and booking. These inmates have jobs, are assessed and screened by Geiger case managers and are not a risk to the community. Fees are $15 per incarceration day ($120 per day for charges out of other jurisdictions, due in advance) charged to the offender. Work release began at Geiger in 2011.
24-Hour Confinement Program
Presented in conjunction with Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council, this is a 24-hour confinement program for adults convicted of DUI offenses, typically one Friday per month. The class is an alternative to other DUI sentences and includes alcohol and drug information school, (as required by state law), addiction and recovery overview, presentation of the escalating sanctions for repeat DUI, and DUI victim’s panel impact statements.
The 24-Hour Jail Alternative DUI Education Program is facilitated by:
Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council
200 North Mullan Road, Suite 102
Spokane Valley, WA 99206