REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks presided over a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the Maple Street Correctional Center, San Mateo County’s newest correctional facility.
A crowd of over 175 participants joined Sheriff Munks and local and State officials as the new jail construction officially got under way. Located at the corner of Maple and Blomquist Streets in Redwood City, the correctional center promises to be a new breed of jail that emphasizes reducing recidivism and offers inmates a wide variety of programming designed to better transition offenders back into society after their sentences are complete.
Sheriff Munks was joined at the event by all five members of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, Assemblymember Jerry Hill, Redwood City Mayor Alicia Aguirre and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Secretary Matt Cate. The attendee’s also included County Manager John Maltbie, County Counsel John Beiers and numerous other local elected and appointed officials.
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