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Marshanna Hester, MHester@jacksongov.org • Office (816) 881-1391 • Cell (816) 878-1930 • Current News Releases & Media Advisories 

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    Deputy Director of Corrections

    Deloris Wells has been hired as the Deputy Director of Administration for the Jackson County Corrections Department. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: July 2018

    Reaching outside his normal scope of duties with the GIS Department, Eric Barr became an integral part of updating the Delinquent Land Tax Sale posting application used by the Collections Department. Read on...
  3. Corrections Officers Promoted

    The Jackson County Department of Corrections promoted four officers to Lieutenant during a ceremony Friday at the Detention Center. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: June 2018

    Since Trent Hudson began working at the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence Betsy Meek has seen nothing but an outstanding job performance from him. For his outstanding work, Hudson has been named the June 2018 Associate of the Month. Read on...
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    125th Correction Officer Academy Graduation

    The Jackson County Department of Corrections welcomed 16 new officers to its staff during a ceremony for the Training Academy’s 125th graduating class August 10. Read on...
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