Taylor County Working to Lockdown Jailers

Keeping employees has become a mission for the Taylor County Sheriff's Office.

ABILENE, TX - Keeping employees has become a mission for the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office.

They’re searching for ways to attract more jailers

‘Now hiring’ signs can often be found on the Taylor County Sheriff’s Facebook page.

“We post our positions on there all the time,” Taylor County Sergeant Cliff Griffin said.

Griffon said keeping people from leaving after they’re hired has been difficult.

The starting pay is $16.11 an hour.

The Sheriff is asking Taylor County Commissioners to bump it up.

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