Money vital for criminal code reform programs and services
- July 30, 2015
- Devon Sharpe
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – In a rural county ravaged by prescription pain pill addiction, the local sheriff has a vision for rehabilitation.
Scott County Sheriff Dan McClain would like to have a detox center, an inpatient/outpatient drug treatment facility and a transitional housing program in his community. Many of the people being arrested need these types of services, but one of the only places they can get such help is in his jail.
The highest hurdle to implementing his vision is money. A very low tax base and a very tight budget (More…)