The Kaufman County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office donated forfeiture funds in the amount of $3,144 to the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) during the January 11 Commissioners’ Court meeting.
“As a leader, we must be diligent to provide the best for our county,” said Pct. 2 Constable Jason Johnson. “It is our responsibility to help those, who help us accomplish our best, and the Child Advocacy Center has been a tremendous resource for this county, and our great citizens who live here.”
Constable Johnson said that no matter what time of day it is, the Child Advocacy Center is always there to help with whatever Law Enforcement needs.
The Children’s Advocacy Center for Kaufman County was established to coordinate the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse cases across Kaufman County. with the coordination between professionals involved in the system, the CAC preserves the dignity of child victims, maintains their trust, and ensures their best interests remain at the heart of every criminal investigation. It is documented that each year, nearly 500 children come to the Children’s Advocacy Center to receive forensic interviews, counseling, and advocacy support and all services are provided in a nurturing, friendly, and safe environment at no cost to a child’s family.
“Without question, we as Law Enforcement will always help the Child Advocacy Center,” said Johnson. “It is an honor that we the Kaufman County Constables Pct. 2 are able to donate seizure funds for their outstanding achievements for our county.”
When contacted after the meeting, Shannon Gardner, CEO of the Kaufman County CAC said, “We are incredibly grateful for the support from Precinct 2 Constable Jason Johnson. The CACKC works diligently to provide necessary services for crimes against children investigations for all law enforcement. With the support of so many law enforcement departments within the county we are able to provide vital services for victims of child abuse and their supportive family members.”