Fifth Judicial District - Department of Correctional Services

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The Fifth Judicial District Department of Correctional Services was established under State law cited in Code of Iowa chapter 905.2 which states as follows, “There is established in each judicial district in this state a public agency to be known as the ‘……judicial district department of correctional services.’ Each district department shall furnish or contract for those services necessary to provide a community-based correctional program which meets the needs of that judicial district. The district department is under the direction of a board of directors, selected as provided in section 905.3, and shall be administered by a director employed by the board. A district department is a state agency for purposes of chapter 669.”

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