Sheriffs’ Association says Pritzker prisoner transfer order ineffective

Transfers can still be halted at discretion of Department of Corrections director

JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois
Posted 7/30/20

SPRINGFIELD — While Gov. JB Pritzker issued a new executive order this week allowing for transfers into state prisons at the discretion of the Illinois Department of Corrections director, an association representing the state’s sheriffs contends that the move was more show than substance.

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