Winnebago County Juvenile Assessment Center soon to be fully operational

Posted: April 5, 2017 by cworboy1493 in Greg Clark, Local Issues, Rockford Police Department, Sheriff Gary Caruana, Winnebago County, Winnebago County Court, Winnebago County finances, Winnebago County Jail
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It is past due time for staffing of the office. Obviously, it was of no real use without a deputy on duty.

“…Monday, the Rockford City Council OK’d a deal to pay the county $75,000 annually to fund the salary and benefits of a sheriff’s deputy who will be stationed noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Assessment Center housed in the Juvenile Justice Center at 211 S. Court St., the old Federal Courthouse.

Court officials said the presence of a deputy will speed up the process of returning the arresting officer to the streets and releasing juveniles back into the custody of their parents, or lodging them in the Juvenile Detention Center if necessary.

The deputy is described by Jakeway and Juvenile Probation Division supervisor John Papiernick as a vital cog in the assessment process. However, a deputy has been absent from the Assessment Center since September 2015 when the position was cut by Sheriff Gary Caruana because of budget constraints…”

http://www.rrstar.com/news/20170325/winnebago-county-juvenile-assessment-center-soon-to-be-fully-operational

 

 

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  1. cworboy1493 says:

    It is past due time for staffing of the office. Obviously, it was of no real use without a deputy on duty.

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