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Fulton chairman: Atlanta Detention Center should become merged county jail and social services center

In the debate over whether the Atlanta City Detention Center should remain a jail demanded by tough-on-crime advocates or turned into a social services center proposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners says he has a solution: do both in the same building. “They’re not mutually exclusive, […]