Justice Center

Commissioners Break Ground on Boone County Justice Center 

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. (December 5, 2022) — The Boone County Commissioners were on hand Monday afternoon with Sheriff Nielsen and other stakeholders for a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Justice Center. The Commissioners provided the following statement.  “After many years of planning and working through this much-needed development, we are …

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Boone County Shines a Light on the Road to Recovery and Rehabilitation: BCSO’s Capt. Tim Turner


The Boone County Sheriff’s Office’s (BCSO) primary focus remains on the rehabilitation of its inmates or “clients” and reducing the recidivism rate, albeit the county jail’s current recidivism rate is at 17%—down from 44%. BSCO attributes the success of its behavioral health and rehabilitation programs, such as the Medication-Assisted Treatment …

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Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center Advocates for All of Boone County’s Children

Posted: 1/24/22 It is important for residents to know that Boone County has established reputable behavioral health, addiction recovery and other related organizations that are available to ALL of Boone County’s residents. It is also important folks know about Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center (Sylvia’s CAC), which advocates for the county’s …

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Boone County Commissioners Held Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Justice Center

Summary Of Town Hall: Part 1 Posted November 29, 2021 To view actual video of the townhall click here: https://www.livinginboonecounty.com/boone-county-board-of-commissioners-town-hall-meeting-october-2021/ On Oct. 28, 2021, the Boone County Commissioners Tom Santelli, Jeff Wolfe and Don Lawson held a town hall meeting in order to inform the community about the need to …

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Q&A for Boone County Justice Center

The LIT rate increase for Public Safety was presented as having the long-term benefit of funding this project. Is that still the case? Tom Santelli, County Commissioner: The public safety LIT is different than the Jail Lit with the passage and adoption of Indiana House Enrolled Act 1263, signed by …

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