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July 25, 2023
Rice County and its Behavioral Health Services Unit have been recognized with a 2023 Achievement Award in the Human Services category from the National Association of Counties.
Three Rice County Community Corrections programs are helping clients learn skills proven to move justice-involved individuals away from criminal behavior.
July 17, 2023
The smile that spread across Victoria Carrejo’s face stretched almost from one ear to another. Her eyes were bright; her gaze determined. She was moving only forward. Not back, never back.
Change is never easy. It takes commitment, courage and time. And when it happens for participants in Rice County’s Treatment Court, it’s “transformative,” says District Court Judge Jeffrey Johnson.
The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a policy allowing Rice County probation officers to carry and administer the anti-opioid naloxone, a decision county leaders believe will save lives.
There’s at least one in every office: someone who readily volunteers for most any assignment, who’s always there to help, gladly willing to lend a hand. For Rice County Community Corrections, that person is Aaron Osborne.