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Week ending June 19: 1 inmate sentenced in Saline County to be released

seillinoisnews.com
 2021-06-11

Cover picture for the articleThere was one inmate sentenced to jail in Saline County that will be released from the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections during the week ending June 19. According to The Institute for Illinois’ Fiscal Sustainability, Illinois spends about $37,000 a year per incarcerated person. In a study by Prison Policy Initiative, Illinois’ incarceration rate was at 564 per 100,000, higher than every industrialized country, except the United States. When compared with its surrounding states, Illinois was the lowest. Kentucky and Missouri have rates over 850 per 100,000.

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