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Igniting a new beginning at the detention center

by | May 15, 2024 | Area News, Latest

One year ago, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner announced plans to reduce recidivism rates among inmates by offering a program where they can learn better life skills, improve their education and learn a trade.

“Too often, we see generations of a family stuck in that vicious cycle of incarceration, release and recidivism,” Skinner said at the meeting held at the Collin County Detention Center in May 2023.

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