Grand Jury Praises Community Corrections, Makes Other Recommendations

The Hamilton County Grand Jury's recent report praised the county's community corrections program, saying its use of electronic monitoring is cost effective and its low rate of recidivism is remarkable. Among its many recommendations, the group suggests expanding community corrections for non-violent offenders, providing more work opportunities for inmates, increasing fees for jury service, and hiring truant officers to ensure kids are attending school. Read the full report on Chattanoogan.com