Sheriff’s Department to participate in TRUTH Act for illegal detainees

Source: The Riverside County official FacebookThe TRUTH Act requires local jails to ensure conditions are met before allowing an ICE official to the interviews. ■ Sgt. Chris Durham / Riverside County Sheriff’s Department The Riverside County Sheriff Department has participated in the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which focuses on people convicted of significant criminal offenses or who otherwise pose a threat to public safety, since October 2015. On Sep. 28, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2792, the Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUTH) Act into law, most of which became effective Jan 1, 2017. The TRUTH Act requires local jails to ensure

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