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Dozens Of Inmates To Be Released From Overcrowded Macomb County Jail

Dozens of inmates in Macomb County are going to be handed a “get out of jail free card” by the end of the day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2015

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Overcrowding Emergency Declared At Macomb County Jail; Inmates Face Early Release

The jail is over its limit of 1,218 inmates and has been for more than a week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2015

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Recurring Overpopulation Causing Macomb County Jail To Release Some Prisoners Early

Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is submitting a list of early release candidates to Macomb Chief Circuit Court Judge John Foster, who can modify sentences, reduce bonds and release prisoners on tether.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

Union Rep: Detroit High Schools Overcrowded

A union official says Detroit public high schools are facing a crisis two weeks into the school year..

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Over 200 Prisoners Freed From Oakland County Jail

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says releasing 228 prisoners from the overcrowded Oakland County Jail could have been avoided if judges had used alternative sentencing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

Nearly Half Of Detroit Schools Overcrowded

Too many students and not enough teachers:  a big problem that’s still facing the Detroit Public School District.