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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Crime Town Hall

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Crime Town Hall
For the first time ever, all of the leaders of Kootenai County’s entire justice system came together to discuss crime and how it affects your quality of life. In this Facebook video you’ll get answers to questions, like:
• How Kootenai County is one of the most popular drug corridors in the region…and what the County is doing to fight it
• The heartbreaking stories of kids who get incarcerated and what we’re doing to reduce recidivism
Why our jail is overcrowded and why we desperately need to expand it
• Where the biggest liabilities are for taxpayers and what county leaders are doing to address them
• Why a falling arrest rate in a growing community is a bad sign
• How much of your property taxes are spent on justice services and what county leaders are trying to do to keep them low
• The single biggest factor behind a rising crime rate and how it affects your property taxes
• And much more.
The county leaders you will hear discuss these important issues, include:
Sheriff Robert Norris
Prosecuting Attorney Stanly Mortenson
Juvenile Detention Director Eric Sheffield
Adult Misdemeanor Probation Director Keith Hutcheson
Juvenile Probation Director Bryan Alexander
Court Services Director Kally Young
County Clerk Jennifer Locke
Commissioner Bruce E. Mattare

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