VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - We now know when a site must be selected for a new Vigo County Jail.
Vigo County officials appeared before a federal judge on Tuesday.
That judge told them they must have a site selected for a new jail by mid-May.
Previously, county officials had to give quarterly progress reports. The judge switched that to monthly.
This includes reporting on jail population, jail staff hiring, efforts to build a new jail, inmate recreation, and jail violence.
The county has also reached a monetary settlement for all inmates that filed suit.
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