Sheriff Hammond Speaks At The Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place

Monday, September 11, 2017
Sheriff Jim Hammond
Sheriff Jim Hammond
Sheriff Jim Hammond addressed the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place the day it was announced that he would assume oversight for the Silverdale Correction Facility. 

Sheriff Hammond has 54 years of law enforcement experience, is a U.S. Navy veteran, and has been the Hamilton County Sheriff since 2008. He addressed the deterioration of the 45-year-old downtown jail and his thoughts and strategy on diversion programs to reduce inmate population based on the successes of other larger cities. Regarding repeat offenders, Sheriff Hammond stated that less than 10 percent commit 90 percent of the crimes.
Pictured, left to right:  Garry Mac, HP Rotary Club member; G. A. Bennett, director of Support Services in Sheriff's office; Sheriff Jim Hammond; Todd Gaither, HP Rotary Club president
Pictured, left to right: Garry Mac, HP Rotary Club member; G. A. Bennett, director of Support Services in Sheriff's office; Sheriff Jim Hammond; Todd Gaither, HP Rotary Club president


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