‘We don’t feel like inmates’

September 5, 2018

SYCAMORE – A little more than two years after construction began, inmates finally have been moved into the expanded DeKalb County Jail.

Joyce Klein, chief of corrections for the jail, said the expansion is already helping a decades-old overcrowding problem in the jail. With the new addition, inmate and staff belongings are less cluttering, and there’s a place for everything now, she said.

“Everybody was on top of each other,” Klein said of the jail before the expansion.

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