Overcrowded: A Digging Deeper Special Report about the Allen County Jail

Continuing coverage of the fight over a new Allen County Jail
Linda Jackson talks with an Allen Circuit Court judge who responded to some public concerns about overcrowding at the jail and who is being locked up
Published: Oct. 20, 2022 at 9:42 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - We continue our coverage of the mandate handed down by a federal judge, calling for major improvements at the Allen County Jail and the push by some to build a new jail.

Linda Jackson talked with members of an advocacy group in Fort Wayne and with an Allen Circuit Court Judge.

Here’s her special report.

(Editor’s note: The quote near the end of the story that aired is a direct quote from the attorney for the Allen Co. commissioners provided by the attorney for the Help Not Handcuffs Coalition.)