Sacramento County to release hundreds of inmates due to COVID-19 outbreak

More than 400 inmates who have 60 days or less remaining on their sentence will be released early from Sacramento County jails amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the sheriff’s office said Wednesday. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office received an order from the superior court directing the release of inmates because “it is in the best interest of public health to reduce the population in the Sacramento County Jail System.” Get the full story in the video above.