Tennessee Corrections Institute http://wuot.org en New Roane Jail Struggles With Overcrowding http://wuot.org/post/new-roane-jail-struggles-overcrowding <p></p><p>This was supposed to solve the problem.</p><p>In 2009, the Roane County Sheriff's Department proudly showed off its brand new, $10 million jailhouse to a public weary of&nbsp;fighting about it.&nbsp; The long-awaited opening of the facility followed more than a decade of heated discussion, shuttled plans and warnings that the previous facility was dangerously overcrowded.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:24:12 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 5239 at http://wuot.org New Roane Jail Struggles With Overcrowding