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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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Mental Health America of Boone County: A Healthy Mind Leads to a Healthy Life

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 Corrections Department on Rising to the Challenges

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Michael Nance, executive director of the county’s community corrections department, has been with the department since 2008 and has been its executive director for five years. Nance shared his observations on the status of the county’s home detention, pretrial team, work release, and substance abuse programs amid the growing population. …

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Boone County Prosecutor Kent Eastwood Echoes the Need for a County Justice Center

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Boone County Prosecutor Kent Eastwood shared his thoughts on the justice center and explained how it would benefit his office as well as all related county governmental departments. The prosecutor’s office currently houses 30 members of Eastwood’s staff, and they are officially out of space. Additionally, the prosecutors’ caseloads have …

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