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Deschutes County Commissioners Consider Juvenile Detention Facility Options

The commissioners have decided to use the current juvenile detention facility for adults starting next summer.  But then, where do they house the juveniles?

 

The commissioners looked at three options from utilizing the former downtown juvenile facility to expanding the sheriff's facility on Britta Street.

 

Ken Hales, the county director of the Department of Community Justice will study the three options and get back to the commisisoenrs with his recommendations in two weeks.

 

The adults will move into the current juvenile facility by July 1st of 2013.

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