County government reviews criminal justice fines and fees as part of national effort

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 23, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The county administration is working with a national coalition of local elected leaders to question the efficacy fines and fees in the local criminal justice system. Among the first changes, was dropping a fee for medical services at the county corrections center.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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