Commission approves allocating $1.3 million for new youth justice facility

By 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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juvenile justice Lee Harris Shelby County Commission Tami Sawyer Union Row
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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