Foreign Inmate Count Remains Steady At Mercer County Jail

mc jailThe foreign inmate count remains steady at the Mercer County Jail. The paying prisoners are from the U.S. Marshals Service and Cook County Sheriff’s Department says Sheriff Tom Thompson.
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Currently, the county receives $50 per day per Cook County inmate and $65 per day per U.S. Marshals Service prisoner housed at the jail. There are currently 11 local inmates.