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MDOC agreement allows local jail to keep state prisoners

The Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility (WCCRCF) will continue to maintain state prisoners.

Posted: Nov. 10, 2017 11:49 AM

WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – The Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility (WCCRCF) will continue to maintain state prisoners.

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This comes after the Mississippi Department of Corrections signed an ongoing contract, reports Winston Web News.

The new agreement guarantees a minimum of 270 inmates at a rate of $23.92 per day. The prior contract was at a rate near $30 per day.

The news source reports the facility has been operating at a rate of $20 per day and often with low inmate counts since the expiration of the original agreement. 

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