Opinion: We need to fix our broken state criminal justice system

By , Guest Columnist Published: September 23, 2022 4:00 AM CT
Bill Gibbons
Guest Columnist

Bill Gibbons

Bill Gibbons is president of the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission and executive director of the Public Safety Institute at the University of Memphis. Previously, he was commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and district attorney for Shelby County. He has also served on the Memphis City Council and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.

State government must not fail to fulfill the basic function of providing peace and safety to the people. We must fix what’s broken in our state criminal justice system - because we can do better than this.


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