"It is in everyone’s interest to allow all people to have economic opportunity."
"Millions of children go to school where there are many cops, but not one nurse."
Pressure is on to get the city jail shut.
"Justice" is in the eye of the beholder
Everybody talking about criminal justice in Fulton should find something of interest soon — that is, when the county starts publishing new, detailed statistics on courts.
Fulton County's commissioners are open about the overcrowding crisis at the county's main jail. Activists have a solution: stop what they call “over-incarceration” in the county.
Cities including New York, Dallas and an area near Portland have found themselves with empty prisons or jails recently. And buyers for the big, hulking buildings.
Not all those nonviolent offenders who are now free from a bail bondsman have a home to go back to, or have the resources to deal with the mental illness or addiction that may be ...
Campaigners looking to cut the nation's incarceration rate say cash bail policies unjustly punish poor people who sit in jail awaiting trial as wealthy people bond out. Over the last few days, those campaigners in ...
Historically, the jail house has been among the first of the public buildings constructed in most new communities. It is interesting to note that, initially, jails were intended to be little more than holding cells…places ...
Fulton County is beginning a reform of its court and jail systems and expects the efforts will save from $4 million to $8 million a year.