Ohio Chief Justice Tells Local Judges, Sheriffs to Consider Releasing At-Risk Inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – There’s concern about COVID-19 running rampant among the jail population.

That’s why Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor is telling local judges and sheriff’s offices to use their judgement in determining the high-risk-for-disease jail inmates that should be released.

She suggests that assessments be made of those inmates.