Deanne Benos, Corrections' assistant director, says the situation will change soon.
Sheridan's empty wing and 333 beds were needed immediately as the agency made budget cuts, she
But by January, the housing unit that the new inmates occupied will be transformed into a unit for drug-treatment candidates readying themselves for the program, Benos
As current inmates' shorter terms end, recovery candidates will replace them.
"We can sustain of couple of months of challenges to come out with a stronger program than we started with," Benos