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Detention center officials honored by state commission

February 02, 2008

Washington County Detention Center officials received an award Thursday from the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards for achieving 100 percent compliance on an audit performed on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2007, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Department press release.

Washington County Sheriff Douglas Mullendore, Warden Maj. Van Evans, Capt. Rick Blair and Sgt. Mike Rafter were on hand to receive the award.

The award indicates that the Washington County Detention Center adhered to standards established by the commission of correctional standards, according to the release.

The 2007 audit was the third in a row in which the jail was rated at 100 percent compliance.

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