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Plymouth County: Year-End Review Interview with Sheriff Joe McDonald

December 31, 2015 - WATD 95.9 FM

In 2015, Plymouth County Sheriff Joe McDonald’s office hosted their first veterans summit, their bureau of criminal investigation (BCI) responded to thousands of calls, and the Plymouth House of Correction became a place where civilly committed men could work to address addictions and long term sobriety.

Christine James has more with the sheriff in this-year end review audio interview:

Listen to interview here.

PLYMOUTH COUNTY DRUG ABUSE TASK FORCE: Sheriff, DA form unified front in fight against drug crisis

The Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force is bringing law enforcement together with the medical community and substance abuse experts to track trends in the opiate epidemic within the county.

December 23, 2015 - Wicked Local Plymouth/Old Colony Memorial

This is the final part in our series on drug issues at the Plymouth County jail.

PLYMOUTH – Treatment programs at the Plymouth County Correctional Center work at breaking the cycle of addiction and preparing inmates for their return to society.

It would be better for everyone, of course, if the men could have gotten the same help before they landed behind bars.

As the drug epidemic tightens its hold on the region, Plymouth County Sheriff Joseph McDonald and District Attorney Timothy Cruz are leading efforts to do just that.

The Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force chaired by the sheriff and the district attorney is bringing law enforcement together with the medical community and substance abuse experts to track trends in the opiate epidemic across the county.

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