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Rock County Juvenile Detention asking for a new name

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Kyle Geissler
October 24, 2011

The Rock County Juvenile Detention Center wants a new name to reflect a change in philosophy.


Rock County Juvenile Justice Division Manager Lance Horozewski says they're asking to change the name to the Youth Services Center. He says they've made a change in philosophy towards helping youth, positive reinforcement, and keeping youth close to home.


Horozewski says all staff members are now trained on a behavioral management program. He says the changes that have been made at the center are unique.


County officials take up the proposed name change for the Juvenile Detention Center this week.



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