Public Safety

Boone County Commissioners Emphasize Comprehensive Safety Precautions for Fourth of July Celebrations

As we approach the much-anticipated Fourth of July celebrations, the Boone County Commissioners are dedicated to ensuring the utmost safety and well-being of our community.  Independence Day festivities often involve various activities, including fireworks, barbecues, and outdoor gatherings. It is crucial that we all take comprehensive safety precautions to prevent …

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Boone County Sheriff Tony Harris Speaks About Public Safety and School Resource Officers

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Harris spoke about the importance of maintaining safety for all of Boone County’s residents, schools, business owners, and visitors and emphasized that prioritizing public safety isn’t a new initiative for the Boone County Sheriff’s Department nor for any of the county’s public safety agencies throughout the county. Boone County Sherriff …

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Mental Health America of Boone County Says, “No More!” to Domestic Violence

Mental Health America of Boone County (MHABC) is a 501(c)(3) organization and a chapter of Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association), the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. With approximately 300 affiliates nationwide, MHABC represents a growing movement of Americans who …

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

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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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Boone County Shines a Light on the Road to Recovery and Rehabilitation: A BCSO Client Testimonial

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As previously reported, 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 …

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