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To Joliet jail for NATO offenders?

 Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his first choice was to use Division 3 at Cook County Jail before the once-empty division had to be filled with detainees over the last two months.

A less desirable alternative was to put up tents in the yard at Cook County Jail.

But, Dart said the solution that makes the most sense is Joliet, the hulk of a prison facility mothballed in 2002.

“They shut down Joliet prison. It’s sitting there empty. Could I turn the key and open it up? Does the water still work? Does the electricity work? If that’s a question, I might just look at the yard and whether to put up tents with some cots and utilize that setting at Joliet,” Dart said.

“It’s empty and it will be empty. There are no issues with that. If it’s functional, it wouldn’t take a lot of manpower to monitor. Transportation would be a straight shot down I-55. Across the street is Stateville [Correctional Center] We’re going there anyway.”

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All these Monsters do is set around and wait to be told what to do,and then they do it.If they are told to Kill You they will,and they won`t even blink and eye,and then they will go home a hug their children,and tell them what a wonderful future they are building for them....Poor Kids..they don`t have a chance because of their Robot-Cop Parent,and how they see the future...Not Good!,and they are becoming sicker,and sicker each,and every day all across America,or,what`s left of America.