Shelby County eliminates phone call costs for juvenile detainees

By Published: November 20, 2018 4:58 PM CT
Shelby County has reached an agreement with its inmate telephone services vendor, Global Tel, to eliminate charges on all phone calls made by juveniles to their parents or guardians and vice-versa, Mayor Lee Harris announced Monday.

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Floyd Bonner Jr. Josh Spickler Lee Harris Shelby County Government Tami Sawyer
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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