Franklin County Jail

MISSION & CORE VALUE STATEMENT to protect the public

Bill Bechtold

Warden

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Bill Bechtold

Warden

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Douglas Burget

Major/Chief Correctional Supervisor

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Michelle Davis

Accreditation Compliance Manager

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Dale Eberle

Director of Adult Education

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Melyssa Flud

Director of Special Services

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Tammy Heckman

Business Manager

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Jessica Lensbower

Director of Inmate Management

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M Frances Moyer

Director of Inmate Programs

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Lionel Pierre

Central Booking Records Administrator

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David Smith

Captain of Investigations

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James Sullen

Deputy Warden of Inmate Custody

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Michelle Weller

Deputy Warden of Inmate Services

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MISSION STATEMENT

To support the counties mission statement and to protect the public by providing the care, custody and control of confined individuals who are accused of or convicted of a crime.

VISION STATEMENT

  • Accurately identify all individuals that enter the jail

  • Assess individuals utilizing the risk/need principle

  • Encourage a true partnership between staff

  • Be firm, fair, and consistent with all offenders

  • Provide the highest level of service to the citizens of Franklin County and be good stewards of public resources

  • Encourage all employees to be actively engaged in improving operations

  • Provide a safe and secure environment in accordance with recognized standards and regulations

  • Consistently reinforce appropriate behavior and discipline inappropriate behavior

  • Provide research-based programming designed to reduce criminal behavior

  • Aid individuals in getting re-engaged in the community through our volunteer program

  • Provide meaningful work opportunities designed to increase the employability of inmates

  • Additionally, we are committed to continue to employ dedicated, professional staff members, provide relevant training to those individuals, and consistently provide an environment where staff will develop to their fullest potential

  • Every day, on every shift, in every position, we will, both individually and as an organization, strive for excellence

CORE VALUES 

Integrity: We uphold the highest moral principles by being honest and having strong; moral uprightness.  We will act with integrity in all our dealings with all of our constituents.

Teamwork: We will work together for the common goal of making the Franklin County Jail the model for others to follow. We recognize that staff are our greatest resource and we will treat all staff with the utmost respect.

Justice: We will work hard in supporting the justice system and treat all offenders in a fair, moral, right, and merited manner.

Service: We will provide the best service to those we serve.  We will be fiscally sound and be good stewards of the funds given to us. We shall responsively deliver on our commitments to all of our internal and external customers.

Vision: We will continue to improve jail operations and procedures. We are committed to activities that continuously improve all operations and the services we provide and by embracing a philosophy of improvement we will provide; effective services and operations.  

CORE IDEALOGIES

Recognize that staff are our most important resource.
 
Maintain the highest professional standards and accountability and practice sound correctional principals.
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Franklin County Jail
1804 Opportunity Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-9513
Fax (717) 264-6766
Work Release (717) 264-8153
jail@franklincountypa.gov