What are the rules about free time and the 1 day counting as 2 if you have good behavior in Clinton County Indiana?

I am on house arrest for 45 days and was just curious because I have been told by several people about these issues and can’t seem to find an answer on the Internet.

Asked on March 16, 2012 under Criminal Law, Indiana

Answers:

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under county rules of most jurisdictions per court sentencing requirements if one is sentenced to jail for a crime, due to court congestion if an inmate is on good behavior for every day he or she is a model prisoner, that person gets a credit for each day served as a reduction of the sentence.

For example, if one was sentenced to 20 days in jail after 10 days that person possibly could be released.


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