Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: ‘If you’re not allowing people to go into the prison system, they are backing up at other locations’

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants to start sending inmates from the county jail to the state prison system.

FILE – In this July 19, 2017 file photo, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam File)

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why he’s told the head of the Illinois Department of Corrections he wants to start sending inmates from the county jail to the state prison system.

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