Thursday, July 14, 2022
- The Hennepin County Board received a briefing on the justice domain areas within the county, including Adult Representation Services (ARS), The Department of Community, Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR), Helping Others by Providing Education (HOPE) Program in the Sheriff’s Office, and Victim/Witness Services in the Attorney’s Office.
- Adult Representation Services has been able to fulfill 100% of legal representation requests in housing court since August 2021.
- The Department of Community, Corrections and Rehabilitation recently closed their Youth Residential Treatment Center and is currently building a new framework to reimagine this work.
- The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office is currently working through a backlog of 1,700 sexual assault kits that the Minneapolis Police Department had neglected and left in storage.