After years of stalling, the Fulton County Commission voted just before the holidays to go $5 million in debt to replace more than 1,300 substandard locks at the Fulton County Jail. 


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the full story

This is, I think, another anecdotal example of what a disaster the Fulton County justice system has become.  I completely understand that they are the biggest and busiest system in the entire state, but size and volume are not excuses for the type of disorganization I see when I go there.