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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Man shot by deputies on 153 in Hixson faced debt, legal troubles5900 Highway 153 The man shot and killed by Hamilton County sheriff's deputies
Man shot by deputies on 153 in Hixson faced debt, legal troubles
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
5900 Highway 153 The man shot and killed by Hamilton County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday was more than $1 million in debt, had filed for bankruptcy three times since 2012 and was arrested for domestic assault in July. Brent Pickard, 46, was shot... Read more
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Officer.com
Digital System to Help Tenn. Jail Track InmatesWe hope it will save time, but there will be a learning curve. Jim Hammond, Ham
Digital System to Help Tenn. Jail Track Inmates
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
We hope it will save time, but there will be a learning curve. Jim Hammond, Hamilton County sheriff Staff at the Hamilton County Jail have used whiteboards to keep track of inmates for years, dutifully erasing and rewriting to note when an inmate... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Jail to use new digital tracking system to monitor inmatesCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Hamilton County Jail will begin using a new digit
Jail to use new digital tracking system to monitor inmates
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 2 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Hamilton County Jail will begin using a new digital tracking system to monitor inmates, how often jail staff check on them and what inmates are doing during those checks. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Jail to use new digital tracking system to monitor inmatesCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Hamilton County Jail will begin using a new digit
Jail to use new digital tracking system to monitor inmates
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 2 days ago
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Hamilton County Jail will begin using a new digital tracking system to monitor inmates, how often jail staff check on them and what inmates are doing during those checks. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tracking inmates: Jail deploys digital system to monitor prisonersWe hope it will save time, but there will be a learning curve. Jim Hammond, Ha
Tracking inmates: Jail deploys digital system to monitor prisoners
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
We hope it will save time, but there will be a learning curve. Jim Hammond, Hamilton County sheriff Staff at the Hamilton County Jail have used whiteboards to keep track of inmates for years, dutifully erasing and rewriting to note when an inmate... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Authorities Warn Public Of New Telephone ScamsHamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is informing the public of a recent scam th
Authorities Warn Public Of New Telephone Scams
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is informing the public of a recent scam that his agency has uncovered. This new scam involves bonding companies doing business at the county jail. The sheriff is reporting that legitimate bonding companies have... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Beck Says County Should Look Into More Use Of Video Arraignments After Prisoner/Witness Attacks Prisoner In CourtroomAfter a frightening courtroom incident in which a witness (who was also in jail
Beck Says County Should Look Into More Use Of Video Arraignments After Prisoner/Witness Attacks Prisoner In Courtroom
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
After a frightening courtroom incident in which a witness (who was also in jail himself) attacked a man charged with earlier stabbing him, County Commissioner Greg Beck said the county needs to use more video arraignments. He said, "This would help... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Parade Set At Hamilton Place Mall To Honor The MilitaryThe Salvation Army is teaming up with Hamilton Place Mall to present a patrioti
Parade Set At Hamilton Place Mall To Honor The Military
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
The Salvation Army is teaming up with Hamilton Place Mall to present a patriotic event "to honor Armed Forces and our local heroes." It will be at the perimeter of the mall on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Over 45 entries have pre-registered to take part in... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
$3M lawsuit claims Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies used excessive forceThe inmate at the center of a 2014 video that appears to show Hamilton County d
$3M lawsuit claims Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies used excessive force
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 16 days ago
The inmate at the center of a 2014 video that appears to show Hamilton County deputies using alleged excessive force has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the department. The video was captured inside the Hamilton County Jail. It shows deputies... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Hammond, Dean Seeking More Space At Courts BuildingSheriff Jim Hammond and Criminal Court Clerk Vince Dean both said they are in n
Hammond, Dean Seeking More Space At Courts Building
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
Sheriff Jim Hammond and Criminal Court Clerk Vince Dean both said they are in need of additional space at the Courts Building and are studying a way to get it. Sheriff Hammond said one idea is to move the concession area from the ground floor to the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Canceled Hamilton County Jail visits frustrating for familiesAnnie Carswell gets to see her son for two hours a week, if she's lucky. But t
Canceled Hamilton County Jail visits frustrating for families
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Annie Carswell gets to see her son for two hours a week, if she's lucky. But they don't meet at her home or at a coffee shop or restaurant — they meet in the Hamilton County Jail. And her son sits in handcuffs behind thick, scratched glass. Each... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
NoogaStrong T-shirt, bumper stickers raise money for shooting victimsPOLL: Have you given money to the shooting victims? Kristi Manning isn't a gra
NoogaStrong T-shirt, bumper stickers raise money for shooting victims
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
POLL: Have you given money to the shooting victims? Kristi Manning isn't a graphic designer. She's co-owner of a Chattanooga gun store and shooting range. But there's been strong demand for Manning's design of the words "Nooga Strong" over a... Read more

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