Sheriff’s Office seeks extension on grant to reduce jail population

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 23, 2019 11:29 AM CT | Published: September 23, 2019 4:00 AM CT

A $650,000 grant the Sheriff's Office received from the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge program is set to expire Oct. 1. County officials working on the grant to reduce the jail population have requested an extension. 

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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