DeKalb court employees trained on ethics

Chief Judge Nelly Withers hosted the day-long training Saturday to focus on court operations, said a spokeswoman for CEO Burrell Ellis.

“This training session is just one example of Judge Withers’ leadership in restoring accountability, efficiency, and integrity to Recorder’s Court in her short time at the helm,” Ellis said in a statement.

The employees learned the court’s responsibility in collecting state-mandated fines and fees, customer service, new practices and public service ethics.

Withers was appointed in December to clean up the court after a ticket-fixing scam and an audit found the court failed to collect millions of dollars in fines.

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