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Sheriff’s Detainee Rehabilitation Program Helps Hundreds Learn New Skills

By at September 12, 2011 | 9:30 am | 2 Comments

Sheriff’s Detainee Rehabilitation Program Helps Hundreds Learn New Skills

A massive expansion of the garden on the grounds of the Cook County Jail has allowed for more than 100 non-violent detainees to earn gardening and landscaping job skills while they are incarcerated. On Friday, September 9th, dozens of those detainees were recognized with certificates of completion. This is the 18th year for the garden program, which last year added a more...

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