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Should persons suffering from mental health issues and substance use disorders be housed in a correctional facility or treatment center? Sheriff Woody cares about his population of inmates(residents) at the Richmond City Justice Center. He pushed and received an over 600 million dollar grant from Governor McAuliffe for mental health counseling, training and recovery. Play audio here….

Richmond Sheriff Ct Woody Jr was a topic of discussion in last Sunday’s Richmond Times Dispatch article about claims of wrongful death lawsuits and settlements. View the full article from the RTD.

Richmond Sheriff Woody Jr calls into the ‘Clo Show’ in response to the RTD’s article. Sheriff said during our interview that jails have become a dumping ground for the mentally ill. He also said the RTD article was vague and not true.

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