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Posted on: February 16, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office Announces First Attorney to Use Advertising Program Benefiting Inmate Welfare

Commander Matt Figueroa stands next to first attorney ad in lobby, purchase of the advertising benefits inmate welfare programs

Flagstaff, AZ – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that a local attorney, The Kaiser Law Group, is the first to take advantage of our program allowing purchase of ad space in our lobby and also contributing to the Inmate Welfare Fund. 

In 2015 the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office developed a unique program giving attorneys the opportunity to advertise their services at the Coconino County Detention Facility.  The advertising does two things.  First it provides attorneys and law firms a place to inform individuals of their legal services.  Second, the advertising purchase costs are put toward important programs in the Coconino County Detention Facility that enhance inmate welfare.

In 2016, in an effort to provide incentive for local attorneys to enter into this mutually beneficial service, the cost of having legal service advertisement displayed in a 14” x 11” space in our detention lobby was reduced from $5,000 to $2,500 per year.  This equates to a little more than $200 per month which is far cheaper than many other forms of advertising.  The cost includes printing a color poster with and the acrylic display frame with a holder for business cards.  

We believe that allowing advertising in our jail lobby can help connect many people coming into the lobby with legal assistance. All moneys generated from renting an advertisement space will go to the Inmate Welfare Fund which supports important programs such as Exodus (our in-custody drug and alcohol treatment program), re-entry programs, and other services that directly benefit our inmate population.

We believe this is a win-win for participating attorneys and the inmates in the detention facility.  Interested attorneys may contact Kathleen Levinson at 928-226-5074 or for details on this program.  

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