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Phillip Tutor: A raunchy and gross Alabama jail

Etowah County jail

The Etowah County Detention Center.

Matthew Wade hasn’t watched “60 Days In.” That surprises me.

He’s the Calhoun County sheriff. That cable TV show is about jails. Wade runs a jail. Two, actually. And a nearby Alabama lockup, the Etowah County Detention Center, is the show’s current focus.

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