Group Wants New Jail Money Diverted To Mental Health Programs – Charlotte News Story – WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To deal with the overcrowding problem in Mecklenburg County jails, the county commission plans to spend $220 million on a jail expansion.
The addition would be built at Jail-North on Spector Drive. But one group of concerned citizens hopes to encourage the government to put the money towards mental illness programs for inmates in Story continues here ➤