1. Unicameral Update: Crime task force focuses on corrections issues

    Lancaster County Court Judge Karen Flowers said the state's problem-solving courts – including domestic violence and DUI and drug courts – are some of the best tools available for successfully addressing Nebraska's incarceration rates. ...
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    1. Community corrections programs aren't free.
    2. That would give the judges, it would give our parole officers, it would give our Parole Board many more options.
    3. If young people in the juvenile justice system aren't getting the level of care that they need, then all we're doing is contributing to recidivism.
    4. Our number one chemical problem in the court system is still alcohol.
    5. We have no mental health facility in Aurora.
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