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16 jail inmates to work at Chicago pound

Most were convicted of driving on suspended licenses and they will be assigned to clean dog kennels and feed and water dogs

By Fran Speilman
Chicago Sun-Times

COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Assured that inmates would be nonviolent and closely supervised, Chicago aldermen signed off Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to put Cook County Jail detainees to work at the city pound to improve conditions for animals and reduce taxpayer-funded overtime.

Sixteen volunteer inmates — most convicted of driving on suspended licenses — will be assigned to clean dog kennels and feed and water dogs at the David R. Lee Animal Center, 2741 S. Western.

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