County Commission debates mental health diversion plan for county jail

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 14, 2023 6:02 AM CT | Published: November 13, 2023 9:22 PM CT

The commission delayed a decision on $2.5 million to begin planning for a countywide mental health treatment facility until after Thanksgiving. 


Shelby County Commission Mental Health Safety and Justice Center Frankie Dakin Kirk Fields Jessica Indingaro

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


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