Beth Ford has more from Jefferson City.
Instead of wondering when a batterer will be out of jail, victims of violent crimes in Missouri can find out when the release from custody will be.
MOVANS, the Missouri Victim Automated Notification Sysytem, has more capabilities than ever with an improved version. But the original database still isn't available in two counties, says Marc Peoples, Program Manager at the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
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Hickory and Schuyler Counties did not take advantage of grant money to implement the database when it was available.
From the state capitol, I'm Beth Ford, KMOX News.