Commission approves allocating $1.3 million for new youth justice facility

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 28, 2019 11:29 PM CT

The Shelby County Commission voted Monday to allocate $1.3 million to begin designing a new Youth Justice and Education Center to replace the current juvenile detention facility.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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