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Alamance County, North Carolina

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Alamance County is one of 100 counties in North Carolina.

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The good

  • Budget is published.[1]
  • Annual financial audit report available.[2]
  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[3] Meeting schedule, minutes, agendas, and videos are available.[4]
  • Local tax information is available.[5]
  • Department heads are listed with contact information under their respective department.[6]
  • Zoning information[7] and building permits available.[8]

The bad


Issues with jail

In 2008, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detention Standards Compliance Review found that the Alamance County jail was "deficient" because of a policy that allowed Tasers to be used on inmates. The jail's 287(g) program was also rated as "seriously flawed."[9]

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