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Posted on: May 11, 2022

National Corrections Officer Week

At the Kenton County Fiscal Court Meeting on May 10, a proclamation was presented to Jailer Marc Fields recognizing the week of May 1 – May 7, 2022 as National Corrections Officer Week.  

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Jail Substance Abuse Program

Officials from the City of Denver, Colorado came to visit the Kenton County Detention Center to learn more about our Jail Substance Abuse Program (JSAP) that was created in 2015. This program provides substance use disorder treatment to county an...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

About the Detention Center

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is the only state in the union that elects a County Jailer as a bi-partisan constitutional officer. That is to say that Kentucky is the only state that the people elect their Jailer in the same fashion that they elect their Sh...

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