Regional Detention Center
Plans Moving Forward

January 14, 2008 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders will be joined by Councilwoman Cathy Jolly and City Manager Wayne Cauthen to make an announcement at 12:30 pm today at the Jackson County Detention Center, 1300 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106. 

The County Executive has been a proponent of a Regional Detention Center for several years.  Before being elected as County Executive in 2006 Sanders served as Jackson County Prosecutor and saw first hand the need for such a centralized regional facility. 

Councilwoman Jolly serves Kansas City’s 6th District and is Chair of the Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee.  Jolly served as an assistant Jackson County Prosecutor and has taken a lead role on behalf of Kansas City to move forward with plans for a centralized regional facility.