The Madison County Jail gets high marks from state regulators on a regular basis, and a recent Grand Jury also found the facility to be outstanding. For the second time this year, the Madison County Sheriff's Department opened the jail for a tour by a Grand Jury, and for the second time, the jury thanked the staff for the important, but less than glamorous job they do.
Madison County Sheriff Bob Hertz says he welcomes many groups to tour the facility.
He says the inmates are not on display to the public during the tours. The Madison County Jail is located in Edwardsville, one block away from the Madison County Courthouse.