May 6, 2014
Courier file photo
Judge Celé Hancock, who presides over the county’s mental health court, said the county’s Restoration to Competency program, based at the Camp Verde jail, is a “much better alternative” than sending defendants diagnosed as incompetent to sending them to the Arizona State Hospital in Phoenix.
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Like many major programs, Yavapai County's Restoration to Competency (RTC) program was borne of necessity.