“Half the people here shouldn’t be”

Sheriff Tom Dart makes an amazing assertion: He is the Sheriff for Cook County (Chicago & surrounding areas), and runs the Cook County Jail. According to him, half of the 70,000 inmates who cycle through Cook County Lockup — thats Jail not Prison — don’t belong there:

 
Half of the inmates shouldn’t be here, says Cook County sheriff

Source: 60 Minutes

 


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