ACLU threatens second lawsuit against Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: June 08, 2020 6:19 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2020 6:00 PM CT
Marc Perrusquia
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.

In a demand letter to Sheriff Floyd Bonner, the ACLU and others allege that unsanitary conditions and inadequate preventative measures are jeopardizing the health of detainees in the jail.


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