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Spanish Daily Journal
     August 21, 2019      #38-233 sdj 0
 
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Other agencies have expressed interest in developing an empty portion of the Jerome Combs Detention Center, the sheriff reports.
Agencies ask about local jail 

KANKAKEE — Kankakee County has received inquiries from two other entities besides ICE about the possibility of developing the empty portion of the county jail, the sheriff says.

The Jerome Combs Detention Center, which was built about 15 years ago, includes a 32,000-square-foot undeveloped portion. It’s known as “the shell” among jailers.

“We’ve had a couple of inquiries verbally — nothing in writing, nothing official.” ... Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey

“We’ve had a couple of inquiries verbally — nothing in writing, nothing official,” Sheriff ...

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"We've had a couple of inquiries verbally-nothing in writing, nothing official"... Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey