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Essex County Juvenile Detention Center Receives Award

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) holds Facility of the Year Award given to the Essex County Juvenile Detention Facility by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Standing, from left, is ECJDC Assistant Superintendent Gina Saunders, NJ State Senator and Essex County Deputy Chief of Staff Teresa Ruiz, Corizon Health Administrator Sandra Jones, Freeholder President Blonnie Watson, ECJDC Director Charles Green, Freeholder Carol Clark, Freeholder Vice-President Patricia Sebold, ECJDC Superintendent Dennis Hughes and Freeholder Rolando Bobadilla.  Credits: Glen Frieson

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Juvenile Detention Facility has been selected as the Facility of the Year by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. 

Only one facility from the 500 jails, prisons and juvenile confinement facilities participating in the NCCHC national accreditation program is selected.


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