Sheriff’s office says it’s resuming visits at youth detention facility

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 12, 2024 6:02 PM CT | Published: April 12, 2024 5:27 PM CT

SCSO also struggles with providing recreation and educational opportunities for detained youths. Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright aims to address those issues with a resolution to also hold Shelby County Juvenile Court and other county departments responsible.


Shelby County Sheriff's Office Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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