3rd Arrest From TN Illegal Immigration Center For Sexual Battery Of Minor

On Thursday, September 16, The Chattanooga Police Department Announced A Third Employee Of La Casa De Sidney Was Arrested Under Sexual Battery Charges. The Now-Closed Shelter On Vance Avenue Was Used To House Unaccompanied Immigrant Children.

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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Plea For Pay Increase Met With Opposition

During A Recent Hamilton County Commission Meeting, Sheriff Jim Hammond Renewed His Plea For A Pay Increase But Was Met With Opposition By Commissioners.

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Hamilton County Mayor Wants To Use Sheriff’s Office Funds Toward Schools

On Monday, May 24, The Mayor Of Hamilton County, Jim Coppinger, Said He Wants To Use Money From The Sheriff’s Office Toward The School System. Coppinger Told The County Commissioners During The Commissioners Workshop That He Would Want To Use $600,000.

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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Announces Enhanced Electronic Inmate Services

The HCSO Corrections Division Has Announced The Installation Of New Vendengine Kiosks Throughout The Silverdale Detention Center. The Sheriff’s Office States The Kiosks Were Added In An Attempt To Maximize Efficiency And Accountability.

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HCSO Announces Full Oversight and Operational Control of Silverdale Detention Center Amidst Ongoing Criminal Investigations

One can only imagine where accountability lies within an office investigating themselves amidst so many other criminal allegations.

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Hamilton County Attorney Argues Covid-19 Makes Jail ‘Cruel’ Punishment

Testing positive for COVID-19, along with an untreated chronic condition, have led Wilson to deem client’s imprisonment as cruel. He believes the virus could have a deadly impact on his client if he is left to finish out his sentence.

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Commissioners Concerned About Additional $20,000 Daily Expense For Housing More Inmates

“This is $44,000 resolution for 200 beds. A one-time capital expense. But the addition of 200 extra people into Silverdale at current expense rates is a $20,000 daily reoccurring expense. Every day these 200 beds cost us $20,000 in perpetuity. That’s a major expense.”

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