Grundy County Sheriff lands grant to prepare inmates for outside world

ALTAMONT, Tennessee (WDEF) – The state has awarded a grant to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office to study what you can teach prison inmates.

The Office of Criminal Justice is offering $195,000.

The program will focus on inmate education, self awareness and job readiness in hopes of keeping them out of jail in the future.

The Sheriff’s Department and the VISTA partnership at the University of the South applied for the grant.

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