Elkhart County Corrections Officer Brandon Shepherd talks on the phone in the intake area of the jail as he works Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Starting pay for corrections officers at Elkhart County Community Corrections was recently raised to the same rate as officers at the jail.(Jennifer Shephard / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)
Elkhart County Community Corrections officers get pay bump
The Elkhart County Council Saturday, June 14, approved a starting pay increase for work release correctional officers from $12 to $13.37 an hour, with a 3 percent pay increase after six months and another 3 percent increase after one year.