New Facility to Replace Becker County Jail with Greater Capacity & Efficiency

Construction is currently underway on a new $21 million Becker County Jail in Detroit Lakes, Minn., with the expectation to build greater capacity for inmates and greater efficiencies for correctional staff.

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Ohio Re-Entry Court Receives Additional $35,000 in Funding

LIMA, Ohio — Lima Commissioners approved the acceptance of a $35,000 grant that will help fund a prison program to keep felony offenders local in order to give them a connection to their families as well as services to help them adjust to life outside of prison.

Sandra Monfort, a coordinator for the re-entry court, said that over the next two years the program will be operated through the Court of Common Pleas and would receive a total of $385,000 during that time. This is a $35,000 increase in the grant from previous years.

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