Why have booking fees?

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 Recently, someone I know was incarcerated in the Bullitt County Jail.  I went up to put some money on their account so that they could buy some socks, thermal underwear and other items.  I was told that before one single dollar would go to this person I would have to pay his/her $25.00 booking fee and then the jail would also take TWENTY-FIVE percent of any money that I was leaving for him/her!!!!  You have GOT TO BE KIDDING!!  I didn’t get locked up - so why should I have to pay his/her booking fee??  And on top of that take 25%!!

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