"Over 4 Million in Restitution Collected"...

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Posted: 2020-03-10

Since September 1, 2014, Clerk Mike Hammond’s Offices have collected and distributed over 4 million dollars in Restitution to crime victims.  In fact, $785,281 in restitution was collected in 2019, adding to a grand total of $4,166,992 that has been collected and distributed to individuals and businesses.  Knox County Courts have the authority to order restitution be paid by convicted offenders to victims for the harm caused by the offender's wrongful acts. Clerk Hammond understands the important purpose of restitution and strives to accurately and promptly disperse these funds to victims.