Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce that the Lake County Sheriff’s Office received the results of an inspection conducted by the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) of the Lake County Jail. The detailed inspection of the Lake County Jail took place on June 7, 2018.
The IDOC inspection is conducted on an annual basis. IDOC auditors thoroughly inspect over 330 different categories during the inspection of the jail. The Lake County Jail received passing status in each of the applicable categories.
Several improvements were made over the past year and documented by auditors:
This year, from January through June, the Lake County Jail housed 542 inmates, on an average daily basis, made 6,619 jail inmate transports for various court hearings, and served over 335,000 meals.
Sheriff Mark Curran said, “The Illinois Department of Corrections 2018 Inspection validates the exceptional work of our Corrections staff. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is committed to treating inmates with respect while in custody at our facility.”
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