Mecklenburg Is Increasingly Issuing Summons Instead Of Arrests Warrants — Even for Violent Crimes | WFAE

BY STEVE HARRISON
“‘It’s a mindset that we have had historically that if you are charged with a crime you should be arrested and put in jail, pending your trial,’ [Chief District Judge] Miller said. ‘That’s really not what constitutionally we are supposed to be doing as judicial officials, so we are trying to change that culture.’”

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