In a recent media advisory, Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel, in collaboration with Marshall County Community Corrections, proudly announced the expansion of current Inmate Programs offered at the County Jail.
The newly introduced Marshall County Jail Chemical Addictions Program (MCJCAP) aims to give men and women struggling with addictions a second chance. The program will incorporate existing Moral Reconation Therapy with the Smart Recovery Substance Abuse Program and Fatherhood Initiative Program as well as group and individual life skills coaching. Continue reading →
As winter weather approaches driving conditions will become more hazardous with an increase of snow and ice on the roadways during the coming months.
Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel and members of the Sheriff’s Department have a few tips for motorists to ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.
They advise drivers to clean snow and ice from all vehicle windows before driving. Also make sure there is enough fuel in your gas tank to reach your destination. Keep blankets and warm clothing in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Continue reading →
September serves as National Recovery Month, which celebrates the gains made by those fighting addiction. While Marshall County continues to battle an ever-growing opiate problem, there are also many success stories to celebrate.
According to Community Corrections Director Ward Byers, through collaborative efforts with criminal justice partners and local treatment providers many client recoveries have been reported. Marshall County Community Corrections provides assistance with substance abuse recovery by hosting a support group ever Monday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Life Enrichment Center in Plymouth. The Smart Recovery Substance Abuse support group is a free service open to the public called Discover the Power of Choice. Continue reading →
Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel invites children to take part in the 2017 Law Enforcement Youth Camp June 23-25 at the Potowatomi Wildlife Park in Tippecanoe.
Attendees will learn what’s it’s like to be a law enforcement officer. Several officers from throughout Marshall County will engage young campers in career-oriented classes, leadership skills, obstacle courses, firearms training, marching, and educational displays during the weekend event.
The Elkhart City Police Department’s Bomb Squad will host a demonstration.
The Marshall County Council will consider updates to several of the county’s appointed positions this morning. Job descriptions, pay rates, or both will be considered for the positions of first deputy treasurer, Community Corrections case manager, part-time Community Corrections officer, and County Museum assistant director. Continue reading →
Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel invites residents to attend a series of upcoming community information nights. He says they are a great way to connect with the community and teach people what the sheriff’s department does. Continue reading →
Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel’s contract for 2017 was approved by the county council Monday. It calls for the sheriff to receive $85,506 next year and was already approved by the county commissioners and the sheriff. Continue reading →
The Marshall County Council will consider changes to a couple recently-granted tax abatements this morning. Faulkner Fabricating and Homestead Dairy have had abatement request approved in the past few months. Amendments to those abatements will be considered, during today’s county council meeting. Continue reading →
The Marshall County Jail’s communication equipment will be getting a bit of an upgrade. Sheriff Matt Hassel told the County Commissioners Monday the update to the jail’s intercom system actually solves a problem created by a previous upgrade. Continue reading →
The Marshall County Commissioners are expected to get an update on the County Health Department’s move to the Community Resource Center. It’s designed to free up space at the Marshall County Building for the expansion of the County Prosecutor’s Office. Continue reading →
Improvements at the Marshall County Jail suddenly had to be expanded to include electrical upgrades. Earlier this year, the County Council appropriated $14,000 to add dropped ceilings in the jail lobby, in an effort to improve climate control, lower utility costs, and solve noise issues. Continue reading →
The City of Plymouth is being asked to chip in nearly $128,000 in order to receive dispatch services from Marshall County. During Monday’s Common Council meeting, Sheriff Matt Hassel discussed a plan to centralize dispatch on a formal basis. Continue reading →
Only one candidate has filed to run for the Marshall County Council District 1 seat recently vacated by Sheriff Matt Hassel. Republican Party leaders chose him to replace the late Tom Chamberlin. Hassel had to resign from the council before he could be sworn in. Continue reading →
Candidates wishing to fill the District 1 Marshall County Council seat vacated by Sheriff Matt Hassel have until Friday at noon to file their paperwork in the county clerk’s office. The district represents German and Bourbon Townships. Continue reading →