April 23, 2011
Mary Buchanan dishes a spoonful of noodles on a tray Friday in the Moffat County Jail kitchen. Buchanan, the jail’s food service supervisor, has worked at the jail since June 2006. She said she tries to treat inmates the way she would like to be treated.
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When Mary Buchanan was interviewing for her position at the Moffat County Jail, she was asked a hypothetical question. How would she handle seeing a person in church one day and in jail the next? “I said, ‘I hope no differently than I treat them in church,’” said Buchanan, the jail’s food service supervisor for almost five years.