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County considers plans to build a new 'justice center'

Cook County courthouse
Cook County courthouse

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed building a new jail, law enforcement and judicial facility.
Though in the early stages of planning, one idea to address the problem of inadequate jailing operations is to build an all-encompassing ‘justice center.’

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs learns more in this report.