William O’Brien

Deputies spread thin in courthouses, raising security concerns

BY: - March 31, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Staffing shortages in the state’s Division of Sheriffs are getting so critical that courts are considering temporary closures to ensure proper coverage. “It’s a real problem,” State Court Administrator Julie Hamil said before the House Finance Subcommittee on Public Safety on Thursday at the State House. “It’s something that we deal with every […]