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DeWitt County Jail Inspection

May 09, 2013

The Illinois Department of Corrections conducted an inspection of the DeWitt County Sheriff’s jail this week and released it’s findings today.  Sheriff Jered Shofner said “Our improvements to jail security and staff training were noticed by the inspector.  The maintenance work completed on the facility was also noted.”   In a letter addressed to Sheriff Shofner,  IDOC Manager Mike Funk commented “The listed improvements show your level of commitment regarding the safety and security of not only your facility, but to the community.”


The Sheriff credits his professional staff and Jail Administrator Betty Smith for the passing grade “We are really proud of the work our staff has done to make the jail safe and to run efficiently”.


The entire report can be viewed here

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