The Lake County Adult Detention Facility
Lake County Jail System
Year 2015 Average Daily Population 328
Captain Cynthia Brooks is the Jail Administrator of the Adult Detention Facility. She has served at the Lake County Sheriff's Office since 1984, serving 4 years as a Corrections Sergeant, and 20 years as a Corrections Lieutenant. Promoted to Captain, and serving as the Jail Administrator, she is responsible for over-seeing the operations of the 400 bed jail facility. Captain Brooks has her Associates of Applied Science degree in the field of Criminal Justice, and is a graduate of Cleveland Heights Police Academy. In 2007 she was a certified as a Jail Manager by the American Jail Association. A 2006 graduate of the Police Executive Leadership college (PELC). Capt. Brooks has had extensive training in the field of Corrections through the National Institute of Corrections on jail management, team building, working with women offenders and their families. As well she has instructed at the Corrections Academy on issues of jail management, diversity, and numerous aspects of operations. She is recognized nationally for her development of the W.I.T.T.S. program (Women in Transition Through Support). She serves on the Lake County Community Corrections Board, the Lake County Metropolitan Housing Board, and as chairman of WITTS. Captain Brooks is a 2015 graduate from the Ohio Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program (CLEE) class of XIX. In addition to graduating from CLEE she received the Chief Michael Kalli award for excellence as the leader in academics and community service.
Corrections Command Staff
Lt. Eric Vanjo
Lt. Nicholas Iliano
Lt. Michele Prather
Lt. Mark Soeder
Inmate Programming Offered:
- GED / Library Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation 70% of the Inmates completing the Program do not return within the 1st year of release
- Religious Services
- Mental Health Counseling
- Bible Study
- Inmate Phones ( http://www.gtl.net/ )
- Religious Services of all faiths
- Family Development
- Physical Development
- Community Service
- Work Release
- AA & NA Meetings
The jail's medical program (mandated by State Law) includes care by a doctor, nurses, dentist, mental health counselor, and psychiatrist.
The jail kitchen staff prepare all inmate meals in-house. The cooks prepare over 1,200 meals per day. All meals are prepared based on a menu approved by the State Dietician.
Inmate Workers (Trustees) do all of the cleaning in the facility, all laundry, clean in the kitchen area, paint , and wash all vehicles