Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties change policies on ICE detainer requests -- Santa Cruz families and taxpayers benefit!

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak announced that his office will no longer keep people detained who are the subject of a detainer request (also known as "holds") from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Here is the article from the Sentinel:

Monterey County has also changed its policy in light of recent cases holding counties liable for keeping people detained beyond their sentences.