NAACP calls for juvenile court detention center funding

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 24, 2019 11:02 PM CT

The Memphis Branch NAACP called Thursday for the Shelby County Commission to approve funding to begin planning and design of a new juvenile detention center. The leader of the civil rights organization is a former county commissioner who clashed with the court in the past over some of the issues giving current commissioners pause.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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