County Jail Backlog Reduced to Zero
By Butler Cain, Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL – The Alabama Department of Corrections has been under a court order to remove state inmates who have been kept in county jails for longer than 30 days. It has been a persistent problem for several years. Now, the Corrections Department says it has reduced those numbers to zero. Alabama Public Radio's Butler Cain talked with prison spokesman Brian Corbett. (3:40)
OUTRO: Brian Corbett is a spokesman with the Alabama Department of Corrections. He talked with Alabama Public Radio's Butler Cain about the court-ordered efforts to remove all state prisoners from county jails within a month of their sentences.