Cook County Sheriff's Reentry Council Quarterly Update (Volume 1, Issue 1: September, 2009)

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Olson, David E
Cook County Jail; Criminology and Criminal Justice
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Sheriff Forms Reentry Council First systematic effort to measure recidivism of jail releasees in Cook County During calendar year (CY)2008, more than 74,985 individuals were booked into the Cook County Jail nearly 93,000 times Reentry Council produces video for detainees Sheriff applies for federal support forreentry programs Cook County Jail is the largest single-site jail facility in the country 85% of males booked into Cook County Jail tested positive for illegal drugs in 2008