MOUNT VERNON - The third of four town hall meetings planned by Mayor Dick Mavis, Law Enforcement, KSAAT (Knox Sustance Abuse Action Team), Mount Vernon Municipal Court Probation and others to bring awareness of the drug epidemic and crime prevention is set for Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Twin Oak Elementary School on Martinsburg Road.
Thursday's session will focus on the court perspective and judicial process. Through a panel discussion hear a local judicial perspective as it relates to crime, punishment, and addiction recovery.
Those scheduled to speak include Chip McConville Knox County Prosecutor's Office, Robert Broeren, Mount Vernon City Law Director’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, Judge John C. Thatcher, Mount Vernon Municipal (Merit Court Program), Judge Richard D. Wetzel, Knox County Common Pleas, Judge Jennifer L. Springer, Probate/Juvenile Court, Adult Probation Department/Adult Court Services, Merit Court participants and those currently in recovery.
The final town hall is set for next Tuesday, May 23rd and the topics to be covered include community recovery and addiction resources. Learn about recovery services and resources currently available to citizens of Knox County.