Sedgwick County Sheriff Robert Hinshaw says a jail consultant’s e-mail telling commissioners that he would not share information was “deceptive.”
He e-mailed commissioners about his concern Tuesday, a day before commissioners were to vote on whether to allow Justice Concepts Inc. to continue its work on jail overcrowding and pay it about $46,167 remaining on its $124,616 contract.
Hinshaw pointed to a Sept. 23 e-mail The Wichita Eagle obtained in which consultant Nancy Insco told commissioners Kelly Parks and Gwen Welshimer “the sheriff, despite his vow to work with me, has now returned to his allegiance with the remainder of the staff. He will not now communicate with me, nor has not shared his presentation (9/15) with me nor the new recent budget request.”
Hinshaw said he had not seen that e-mail until The Eagle’s Web site, www.kansas.com, published it online. Read More