Does the jail or prison have to keep the inmate in the county or state where they are charged or convicted?

No, the inmate can be moved...

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Does the jail or prison have to keep the inmate in the county or state where they are charged or convicted?

No, the inmate can be moved. If the jail or prison is overcrowded, there is concern for the inmate’s safety, or there is a standing agreement in place, the inmate can be moved at the discretion of the authorities.

 

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