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Common Law, No. 12: Secure in drug court

Last week, I wrote an update about drug court and its success in dealing with felony offenders in Sedgwick County. Meanwhile, Deputy David Rank had taken over working security for Judge Joe Kisner’s Thursday sessions. He talked about the challenges of providing security in an environment that prides itself on openness and non-punitive measures. Still, sometimes people have to go to jail.