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Warren County Jail Launches Inmate ID Project to Provide a Jump Start on A New Life

Warren County Regional Jail

The Warren County jail has launched a new program called the ‘Inmate ID Project.’ The goal is to make it easier for those who are released to start building a new life.

Four inmates at the Warren County Jail are the first to particpate in the project. They've received a state-issued Kentucky ID from the Circuit Court Clerk. 

The ‘Inmate ID Project’ is intended to give former prisoners a jump start on finding housing and a job by providing them with a state ID 30 days before they’re released.

Research has shown that Kentucky inmates who complete their jail term and do not have credible documents like a birth certificate, social security card or state ID may have a hard time creating a positive new path.

The project is being done at no cost to taxpayers. Warren County Circuit Court Clerk Brandi Duvall and her staff are working flex-time to provide the IDs after hours, for security reasons. The other partner in the initiative is the Southern Kentucky ReEntry Council.


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