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IN THE NEWS – Jail gets 50,000 masks. Charlotte lawyer wants to know: Why isn’t anybody wearing them?

Story By Michael Gordon | April 20, 2020 2:46 PM

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Charlotte attorney Tim Emry also told the Observer in an email that if the jailers won’t wear the masks, they should be given to inmates.

“Only two detention officers I saw had masks, and they were working behind glass at the information desk,” Charlotte attorney Tim Emry said in a Tuesday email to the Observer.

“ALL of the others had no masks or gloves, including the two that were in direct contact with my client. It’s irresponsible to not make masks and gloves mandatory … as (officers) are working with a HIGHLY vulnerable community of people.”

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