E.M. prison to get new inmates

Posted: December 30, 2011 by scaryhouse in Uncategorized

The East Moline Correctional Center is getting an influx of new inmates this week.  Thirty prisoners will transfer in on Thursday with an additional thirty coming on Friday.Twelve of the inmates will be assigned to beds that are currently empty.  The remaining 48 will be housed with other prisoners who now occupy half of a bunk bed.With the additional inmates the population of the Correctional Center will grow to 1,250.  A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections said the facility has plenty of staff to handle the load, noting that it will get six new corrections officers in February.

via E.M. prison to get new inmates – CBS4 RTV4 WHBF Quad Cities, IL-IA News Weather Sports.

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