Head Of IDOC Stepping Down

The head of the Illinois Department of Corrections is stepping down. IDOC Director Rob Jeffreys is leaving his position April 1st. Jeffreys has led the Illinois correctional system since June of 2019, overseeing 29-thousand individuals in 27 facilities across the state and supervising nearly 13-thousand employees. IDOC Chief of Staff Latoya Hughes will serve as Acting Director in the interim.