In part six of this recidivism series, we talk with Jennifer Johnson of the public defender’s office about jail populations, public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer serves as co-vice chair of the Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and is the Chief Circuit Public Defender of the 10th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina.
42 inmates released from Anderson County Detention Center as fears rise about coronavirus:
Public Defender’s Office:
Jennifer Johnson’s Bio:
Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC):