Judge Asks for Help in Sumner County Juvenile Court

Sumner County commissioners were expected to vote today on whether to add resources to the county’s Juvenile Court in an effort to reduce the current backlog of cases. Sumner County General Sessions Judge Barry Brown asked commissioners to change a part-time magistrate position to full-time because he said the backlog can put children in danger and delay decisions in sensitive cases involving families, WKRN-TV reports.