Authorities see policing limits as harassment of homeless adds to jail woes

print Chattanooga appears to be more blessed compared to other cities as regards its homeless people as city government is nowhere near as punitive as other cities in police treatment of homeless people. By David Tulis / Noogaradio 92.7 Sheriff Jim Hammond, burdened by an inflow of arrestees by local city cops and his own deputies, says a quarter of the people in two county jail complexes suffer from mental illness. Many are poor enough to be homeless, are on the verge of it or are set to be cast that way after pretrial incarceration and law enforcement disturbance of … Continue reading Authorities see policing limits as harassment of homeless adds to jail woes