VERNON, Ind. — A two-county partnership will give the Jennings County criminal justice system more options to deal with non-violent offenders has received final approval.
Jackson County's home detention program will expand to include Jennings County.
A resolution to approve the merger was approved June 4 by the Jackson County Commissioners. Jennings County officials gave the merger their blessing Monday evening.
The newly-named Jackson-Jennings Community Corrections Department is the sixth regional home detention program in Indiana.
Read more in our upcoming Jennings Sunday edition.
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