DALLAS COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP TEAM PRESS CONFERENCE

Update: Press Conference, January 3, 2013
By: Maria Arita, PIO

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price led the team of stakeholders for a press conference, beseeching Texas legislators to heed the critical need for funding facing the county’s mental health and substance abuse treatment programs, on the heels of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings. Price was joined by newly elected Commissioner for Precinct I, Dr. Theresa Daniel and State Senator Royce West along with other county leaders. With extensive experience in public affairs and in program evaluation and accountability with DISD, Dr. Daniel will co-chair the Dallas County Behavioral Health Leadership team. Daniel embraces the new post, saying “I look forward to learning more and being a part of this critical committee in Dallas County”.
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Dallas County Recognizes Employees of the Month and Employee of the Year, Together for the First Time, with an Official Ceremony Today

By: Maria Arita, PIO
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

[Dallas County Commissioners Court, Tuesday December 18, 2012] – In a motion made by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and seconded by Commissioner Mike Cantrell, the Commissioners Court authorized the creation of an Employee Recognition Program today to encourage recognition of dedicated employees who represent the best and brightest in the County workforce. In that spirit Commissioners announced Employees of the Month for all departments as well as the most coveted of all County employee awards, Employee of the Year. Continue reading “Dallas County Recognizes Employees of the Month and Employee of the Year, Together for the First Time, with an Official Ceremony Today”

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Jail Escapee Incident

MEDIA STATEMENT: Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Regarding last night’s jail escapee incident: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins’s statement on behalf of Dallas County

Parkland, Sheriff Valdez and the Commissioners Court broke ground this week on a state of the art $40 million dollar medical facility within the Dallas County Jail that, once completed, will virtually eliminate the need for inmates to be transported to outside hospitals. Continue reading “Jail Escapee Incident”