Chatham County Sheriff’s Office to Host Mental Health and Criminal Justice Meetings on April 30th and May 1st

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office will host meetings discussing mental health and the criminal justice system on Tuesday, April 30 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday, May 1 from 8 a.m. – Noon. Both meetings will take place in the Multi-Purpose Facility at the gun range (directions attached).
The purpose of these meetings is to discuss Sequential Intercept Mapping. Mental health and criminal justice systems often collide, creating significant barriers to treatment and support services. Sequential Intercept Mapping helps communities develop and implement plans for community change through cross-system collaboration, organizational change and enhancing practice, utilizing innovative and dynamic tools to map systems, identify gaps in service and clarify community resources.
Notable comments and remarks will be at the following days/times:
·       Tuesday, April 30 at 8:15 a.m. – Chatham County Sheriff  John Wilcher and Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap

·       Tuesday, April 30 at 12:30 p.m. – Chatham County Commissioner Helen Stone

·       Tuesday, April 30 at 4:30 p.m. – Superior Court Chief Judge Penny Freesemann

·       Wednesday, May 1 at 8:15 a.m. – Chatham County Manager Lee Smith
Please note that these times are tentative and are subject to change based on the speed of the program. If you wish to attend, please contact Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Brittany Herren at or 912.660.9571.