Jail Director Phil Stanley Readies for Retirement

January 05, 2012

After a career

spanning more than 4 decades, Phil Stanley will retire from his position as director of the Chelan County Jail. He

joined us by phone to share his thoughts on what is next, plus a look back at working at the jail. Stanley noted

the rapid growth of technology and improved training in aiding his work. He also said an increase in women in the

workforce is a positive development. And he shared the changes in the philosophy behind incarceration over the

last 40 years. Finally, Stanley shared the challenges his successor will face.