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Sheriff Brown photoNaphCare Works Alongside Newton County Detention Center and Sheriff’s Department to Earn NCCHC Accreditation for Healthcare Standards

“On behalf of the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, it gives me great pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of Certification from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. We are proud to be among law enforcement and correctional facilities that support efficient, high quality care for residents,” said Sheriff Brown. “Our organization welcomed the opportunity to enter into a process valuing the overall benefit of total disease management. After a self-evaluation, we engaged in the process of rewriting our policies and procedures and are happy to meet your high standards. We want to thank our health care and detention staff for helping make this certification possible.”

Sheriff Brown photoNCSO deputies receive awards for their accomplishments in D.R.E. training

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office recognized two employees: Corporal Jacob Rice and Deputy Matthew Holbrook, on April 22, 2014, for accomplishments they received through their specialized training as Drug Recognition Experts (D.R.E.).

Both deputies received an award pin from Precious Johnson, Senior Program Specialist for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) and special recognition from J.R. Harper, D.R.E. Training Coordinator for Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

The ceremony was presided over by Sheriff Ezell Brown and Chief Deputy Jerry Carter. Sheriff Brown spoke, praising the work that not only Corporal Rice and Deputy Holbrook do, but also the entire Newton County Sheriff’s Office.


NCSO jail receives health care accreditation: The Newton County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center has earned accreditation for health care standards from the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC). From left to right: Sandra DellaFortuna with NaphCare, NCSO Chief Deputy Jerry Carter, Dr. Brent Gibson with NCCHC,
Sheriff Ezell Brown, Mona Bertz with NaphCare, Lt. Paul Gunter, and Capt. Sammy Banks.
(credit: Newton Citizen - 4/08/14)

Jail Tour with Criminal Justice class from Georgia Perimeter: Sheriff Brown and staff speak to an Intro to Criminal Justice class from Georgia Perimeter College, and guided the group on a tour through the Detention Center.

Jail Tour with Newton County Leadership Group: Sheriff Brown and staff speak to the Newton County Leadership Group, and guided the group on a tour through the Newton County Detention Center.
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