Knox County Commission approves audit of criminal justice proces

Knox County Commission approves audit of criminal justice process

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The audit follows several recent allegations of errors made in the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's office leading to wrongful arrests. The audit follows several recent allegations of errors made in the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's office leading to wrongful arrests.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Knox County Commission approved an audit of the criminal justice process on Monday.

That audit includes the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's office.

The move was recommended by the Audit Committee, following several recent allegations of wrongful arrests caused by errors in the clerk's office.

The committee aims to look at the process from beginning to end, in an attempt to identify gaps and risks.

 

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