FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2018
Contact: Marshanna Hester
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Department of Corrections Director Diana Turner has released the following statement after charges were filed against a corrections officer.
“I want to thank the offices of Sheriff Darryl Forte‘ and Prosecuting Attorney Jean Peters Baker for their work on this matter. I’d also like to commend the associates of our corrections staff who determined that inappropriate contact had occurred and immediately notified law enforcement. We will absolutely not tolerate these types of acts in our department and will assist authorities in this and any other prosecution in the future.”