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All Inmates Officially Moved From Downtown Jail

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Aug 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-14 19:05:06-04

The downtown Nashville jail has been emptied as all inmates have been moved.

The final 300 high-risk inmates made the move to the south Nashville location this weekend.

Now, the downtown CJC has been set to be demolished and a completely rebuilt.

In the past it's been prone to flooding, plumbing problems, and elevator mishaps.

Once it's rebuilt, the new facility will include a separate treatment center for the mentally-ill.