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Illinois sheriffs sue Gov. Pritzker administration over continued delay of treatment for mentally ill inmates

(The Center Square) – Sheriffs across Illinois are suing the Pritzker administration’s Department of Human Services over the state’s continued delays in transferring jail inmates for treatment after they are deemed unfit to stand trial. The estimated extra taxpayer cost to the counties is nearly $1.5 million. The problem has been happening since before the […]