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Jail Overcrowding Raises Questions


Inmates incarcerated in Monroe County are being sent to different jails around the state, due to periodic overcrowding at the Monroe County Jail. Now increasing incarceration rates across southern Indiana are beginning to stress the ability for jails to ‘trade’ inmates. WFHB Correspondent Alex Davis speaks with Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain about the situation in the county jail, in today’s WFHB Community Report.