Blogger Comments: Billable Barney certainly has a grin on his face.
Guess that means that he is about to get paid by the county again.
While Sheriff Franklin is busy telling everybody who will listen I
won. I won again. Not so fast Sheriff. You are still facing the
provisions that require you to ensure that inmates who take prescribed
medications are allowed to see a physician to continue their treatment
within 48 hours of intake and those who appear to be suffering from
serious mental illnesses or suicidal tendencies.
These provisions may be an issue since Sheriff Franklin is notorious
for playing doctor and making the decisions on inmate medical care and
medication. We know this first hand. No sheriff should be allowed to
decide that they know better than the prescribing physician. We know
family after family that told us about their experiences with the
sheriff in regards to their loved one medications and mental illness.
We remember the day clearly when family members were allowed to start
bringing their loved one's medications to the jail. The families were
lined up awaiting their turn.
Franklin claimed in a news article that she has a 24X7 mental health
ward with qualified caregivers around the clock. Franklin lied her
Isn't Barney the attorney that Sheriff Ana Franklin brought
approximately $38,000.00 in cash and checks to give to a widow woman
Greg Steenson had cheated? It seems like at least $28,000. or 29,000
thousand dollars was in cash that never went through Barney's office
account. You would think that an attorney would question where this
kind of cash came from.