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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Whalum proposes ‘oasis’ for kids at vacant Vance Middlesaid he had not yet secured financial backing for the proposal, his letter to S
Whalum proposes ‘oasis’ for kids at vacant Vance Middle
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 hours ago
said he had not yet secured financial backing for the proposal, his letter to SCS includes signatures from Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, and Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, who he says are... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Animal Services’ new director making plans to keep more pets alivePugh stops to visit with a canine resident while touring the facility after a F
Memphis Animal Services’ new director making plans to keep more pets alive
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Pugh stops to visit with a canine resident while touring the facility after a Friday afternoon press conference where Mayor Jim Strickland introduced Pugh as the new director. She will take the position next month. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Bike lanes, at Riverside Drive or elsewhere, not only about bikes, Grizzlies draft predictions and more"Before" includes four lanes for car traffic. The "after" sacrifices two of tho
Bike lanes, at Riverside Drive or elsewhere, not only about bikes, Grizzlies draft predictions and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
"Before" includes four lanes for car traffic. The "after" sacrifices two of those lanes for bikes and parking. Mayor Jim Strickland frequently cites Overton Square stakeholders praising the Square’s parking garage as essential to the... Read more
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Officer.com
Memphis Officer Shot, Two Dead After Standoff4 by a suspect fleeing after a triple shooting. "The thoughts of this communit
Memphis Officer Shot, Two Dead After Standoff
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
4 by a suspect fleeing after a triple shooting. "The thoughts of this community need to be with the police officer," Mayor Jim Strickland said outside the Regional Medical Center. "I'm amazed at the bravery of our police officers every single day,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Oprah's 'Greenleaf' and the history of Memphis shows not filmed in Memphis, remembering Wayne Jackson and moreCouncil member Martavius Jones, who is sponsoring an ordinance that would requi
Oprah's 'Greenleaf' and the history of Memphis shows not filmed in Memphis, remembering Wayne Jackson and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Council member Martavius Jones, who is sponsoring an ordinance that would require new city hires to live in the city. Mayor Jim Strickland put out a statement in opposition to the proposal. Not the Spotlight You Want: Tennessee State Rep. Andy... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside homewho was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was a
Standoff ends with 2 men dead inside home
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
who was inside the home during the shooting that injured the MPD officer, was able to escape without any injures. Mayor Jim Strickland said the thoughts of the city need to be with the police officers during times like this. "The thoughts of... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Unclear if public will get chance to meet MPD director finalistsfor the permanent Memphis Police director’s position, questions loom about how
Unclear if public will get chance to meet MPD director finalists
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
for the permanent Memphis Police director’s position, questions loom about how transparent the process will be. Even Mayor Jim Strickland lacked answers to some very important questions. “I do not know who the candidates are,” said... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State applying for $180 million for Lamar Avenue improvementsproject area of Lamar "one of the most significant five-mile stretches of roadw
State applying for $180 million for Lamar Avenue improvements
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
project area of Lamar "one of the most significant five-mile stretches of roadway in the United States," and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the Lamar improvements are too important to put off any longer. Without them, "we quite literally have a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
TDOT Seeks $180 Million Grant To Move Lamar Avenue Projects Forwardcritical for continued growth of the existing businesses here, as well as the a
TDOT Seeks $180 Million Grant To Move Lamar Avenue Projects Forward
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
critical for continued growth of the existing businesses here, as well as the attraction of new businesses,” Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland added. “This corridor is key in our efforts to provide job opportunities for our residents and reduce the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings says he has applied for Memphis Police director jobJune 6, 2016- MPD interim director Michael Rallings looks towards Mayor Jim Str
Rallings says he has applied for Memphis Police director job
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
June 6, 2016- MPD interim director Michael Rallings looks towards Mayor Jim Strickland during a press conference regarding public safety held in the Hall of Mayors. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis Police Department Interim Director... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
County budget delay, Cleveland in Memphis and moreToday: You can make it if you try: The Memphis Maker Fair starts at 10 a.m. at
County budget delay, Cleveland in Memphis and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Today: You can make it if you try: The Memphis Maker Fair starts at 10 a.m. at City Hall, with kickoff notes from Mayor Jim Strickland and an assortment of local vendors and food trucks. The Fadeout: Since Sun Records is in the news today:... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Memphis charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday nightin 2015. "I'm concerned about the safety about all the people in Memphis, whet
Memphis charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday night
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
in 2015. "I'm concerned about the safety about all the people in Memphis, whether they're residents or visitors," Mayor Jim Strickland said during a June 6 news conference. When Beale Street Bucks started last Saturday, it caught some patrons... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Memphis charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday nightin 2015. "I'm concerned about the safety about all the people in Memphis, whet
Memphis charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday night
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
in 2015. "I'm concerned about the safety about all the people in Memphis, whether they're residents or visitors," Mayor Jim Strickland said during a June 6 news conference. When Beale Street Bucks started last Saturday, it caught some patrons... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Some Memphis taxpayers would like to see a tax on sodait "discriminatory and unpopular." The soda tax has failed in more than 30 cit
Some Memphis taxpayers would like to see a tax on soda
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
it "discriminatory and unpopular." The soda tax has failed in more than 30 cities and states in recent years. Mayor Jim Strickland told WREG a soda tax is not on his agenda at this time. The American Beverage Association plans on fighting... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Deadline for top cop position loomsRallings. Rallings has said in the past he is interested in the job and would
Deadline for top cop position looms
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
Rallings. Rallings has said in the past he is interested in the job and would be submitting an application. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland even asked him to apply for the job. The appointment will be handled similar to Mayor Jim Strickland’s other... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Week That Was: City Budget, Beale Security, ServiceMastertax rate will hold steady thanks to last week's passage of a nearly $667 millio
Week That Was: City Budget, Beale Security, ServiceMaster
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
tax rate will hold steady thanks to last week's passage of a nearly $667 million budget by the Memphis City Council. Mayor Jim Strickland proposed his version of the budget in mid-April. The council worked to review and change that budget in hours... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Pre-Summer Heat in Memphis Politicsone idependent opponent, William Chism, was also there — though not Republican
Pre-Summer Heat in Memphis Politics
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
one idependent opponent, William Chism, was also there — though not Republican challenger Richard Morton. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, his stock buoyed by a recent poll made an appearance, as did former Mayor Willie Herenton, who made a point... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Local Maker Industry Celebrated During National Week of Makingare coming together to promote their products and strengthen their community. A
Local Maker Industry Celebrated During National Week of Making
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
are coming together to promote their products and strengthen their community. And they've got the backing of Mayor Jim Strickland. On Tuesday, June 21st, Strickland will sponsor a public Makers Faire in front of City Hall from 10 a.m. to 3... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Bike Memphis!there were 208 miles of bike lanes. Since our bike-lane-building-binge began,
Bike Memphis!
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
there were 208 miles of bike lanes. Since our bike-lane-building-binge began, some important things have changed, though. Jim Strickland was elected mayor in October, and Wagenschutz left the post as bicycle/pedestrian coordinator for a new... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Thousands of illegal guns possibly on the streets of Memphisa wall displaying guns confiscated from cars, homes, crimes and just found. "I
Thousands of illegal guns possibly on the streets of Memphis
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
a wall displaying guns confiscated from cars, homes, crimes and just found. "In 2015, MPD confiscated 4,190 guns." Mayor Jim Strickland said getting a handle on guns, especially in the hands of youth, is a way to get a handle on crime. "Young... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Strickland announces new bridge lighting thanks to $12 million donationBoth bridges across the Mississippi River will be outfitted with new lights tha
Strickland announces new bridge lighting thanks to $12 million donation
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
Both bridges across the Mississippi River will be outfitted with new lights thanks to some generous donors. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced Monday a state-of-the-art lighting system will be installed on the Big River Crossing Boardwalk on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Deadline looms for police director applicationsapplied for the job Monday, but previously said he would seek the position foll
Deadline looms for police director applications
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
applied for the job Monday, but previously said he would seek the position following a personal, public invitation by Mayor Jim Strickland earlier this year. But as the application deadline approaches, pressure is mounting for Strickland to call... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Beale Street Saturday night, Orlando Sunday mourning and moreout to the vigil last night at the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center, wh
Beale Street Saturday night, Orlando Sunday mourning and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
out to the vigil last night at the Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center, where hundreds of Memphians, among them Mayor Jim Strickland, came out in memory of the Orlando victims: Speak On It: From Will Batts, Executive Director of the MGLCC,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Car owners with newly replaced airbags facing new recalla year to get their recalled air bags replaced will finally get their cars repa
Car owners with newly replaced airbags facing new recall
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
a year to get their recalled air bags replaced will finally get their cars repaired next week after Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland got involved. Cindie Parmelee and Butch Sehorn had been anxious about driving with 9-year-old Takata airbag... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Drivers get recalled airbags replaced after year-long waita year to get their recalled air bags replaced will finally get their cars repa
Drivers get recalled airbags replaced after year-long wait
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 14 days ago
a year to get their recalled air bags replaced will finally get their cars repaired next week after Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland got involved. Cindie Parmelee and Butch Sehorn had been anxious about driving with 9-year-old Takata airbag... Read more
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Officer.com
Fallen Memphis Police Officer Laid to Restwas asked not what the city could do for him, but what he could do for the city
Fallen Memphis Police Officer Laid to Rest
Officer.com / Posted 14 days ago
was asked not what the city could do for him, but what he could do for the city," Verdell Smith Jr. said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, one of the several elected officials who attended the service, lamented over the death of Smith. "It's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sea of Blue, changes for Beale Street and the U of M and moreHotel: A New Day on Old Beale: A week after this tragedy, the rules on Beale S
Sea of Blue, changes for Beale Street and the U of M and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Hotel: A New Day on Old Beale: A week after this tragedy, the rules on Beale Street will be a little different. Mayor Jim Strickland and others announced a new security plan for Beale Street yesterday morning. These include increased police... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphians react to Beale Street Bucks programJune 9, 2016 - MPD interium director Michael Rallings (third from left) watches
Memphians react to Beale Street Bucks program
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
June 9, 2016 - MPD interium director Michael Rallings (third from left) watches Memphis mayor Jim Strickland during a press conference at Handy Park on Beale St. Thursday morning. Strickland is looking to beef up security in the historic district... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Beale Street security measures include Saturday night admissionAt Handy Park, Mayor Jim Strickland announces a plan to beef up security on Bea
Beale Street security measures include Saturday night admission
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
At Handy Park, Mayor Jim Strickland announces a plan to beef up security on Beale Street on Thursday, June 9, 2016. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Officials will implement plans to electronically scan patrons entering Beale Street at 10... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Welcome Home, ServiceMaster!but city leaders. Memphis is a much greater force when our resources are coales
Welcome Home, ServiceMaster!
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 16 days ago
but city leaders. Memphis is a much greater force when our resources are coalesced toward common goals. Memphis' Mayor Jim Strickland is concentrating on being "brilliant at the basics," a philosophy that is, at this point, indeed right and... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Orange is the New Blackmore around the country, wore orange to honor shooting victims as part of "Nati
Orange is the New Black
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 16 days ago
more around the country, wore orange to honor shooting victims as part of "National Gun Violence Awareness Day." Mayor Jim Strickland joined with District Attorney Amy Weirich, state Senator Lee Harris, mothers of two victims, and a couple of... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Talking Crime with Memphis Mayor Jim StricklandMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Our first question for Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland was wheth
Talking Crime with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Our first question for Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland was whether he has kept his campaign promise to crack down on crime. "Absolutely. We have done everything the city can do to tackle the crime problem," he said. Strickland, the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Accused cop killer assigned public defender as violent past starts coming to lighttossed it to the ground. The gun was recovered, and Welch was charged with a f
Accused cop killer assigned public defender as violent past starts coming to light
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
tossed it to the ground. The gun was recovered, and Welch was charged with a felony. For this latest crime Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said if Welch is convicted the government needs to do everything to make sure accused criminals like Welch... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City budget’s drama-free passage, Memphis notes from the road and moreJune 7, 2016 — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City o
City budget’s drama-free passage, Memphis notes from the road and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
June 7, 2016 — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of Memphis CFO division of finance, after the Memphis City Council voted to approve operating and capital budgets. The capital budget was passed with an amendment, and the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mayor: THP, SCSO to team up with MPD to combat violenceMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is promising swift and bold acti
Mayor: THP, SCSO to team up with MPD to combat violence
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is promising swift and bold action in response to the rash of homicides and outbreak of violence in downtown over the weekend. His initiatives include more boots on the ground from other law enforcement... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council approved budget with raise for employeesJune 7, 2016- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of
Council approved budget with raise for employees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
June 7, 2016- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is greeted by Brian Collins, City of Memphis CFO division of finance, after the Memphis City Council voted to approve operating and capital budgets. The capital budget was passed with an amendment, and the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Interim Memphis Police Director Rallings talks about challenges his department is facingOfficer Smith. “We as a community should all be outraged at the level of viole
Interim Memphis Police Director Rallings talks about challenges his department is facing
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
Officer Smith. “We as a community should all be outraged at the level of violence in Memphis,” Rallings said. While Mayor Jim Strickland announced a multi-pronged attack to fight crime, Rallings stressed pay and benefits must be better to recruit... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Weighing Strickland’s crime response and moreJune 6, 2016- MPD interim director Michael Rallings listens to Mayor Jim Strick
Weighing Strickland’s crime response and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
June 6, 2016- MPD interim director Michael Rallings listens to Mayor Jim Strickland discuss crime in Memphis during a press conference regarding public safety held in the Hall of Mayors. (Nikki Boertman/The Commercial Appeal) Good morning in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Memphis mayor seeks more security after shootings, officer's deathMEMPHIS — Mayor Jim Strickland on Monday announced plans to bolster security on
Memphis mayor seeks more security after shootings, officer's death
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
MEMPHIS — Mayor Jim Strickland on Monday announced plans to bolster security on the city's highways and in the downtown entertainment district after a man was charged with shooting three people and then fatally striking a Memphis police officer with... Read more
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Salon.com
Memphis to bolster security after shootingsThe Latest on the shooting of three people and the killing of a police officer
Memphis to bolster security after shootings
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Latest on the shooting of three people and the killing of a police officer in Memphis (all times local): Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is announcing plans to bolster security on the city’s highways and in the downtown entertainment district... Read more
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ABC News
Mayor Seeks More Security After Shootings, Officer's DeathMayor Jim Strickland on Monday announced plans to bolster security on the city'
Mayor Seeks More Security After Shootings, Officer's Death
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor Jim Strickland on Monday announced plans to bolster security on the city's highways and in the downtown entertainment district after a man was charged with shooting three people and then fatally striking a Memphis police officer with a stolen... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Memphis to bolster security after shootingsThe Latest on the shooting of three people and the killing of a police officer
Memphis to bolster security after shootings
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
The Latest on the shooting of three people and the killing of a police officer in Memphis (all times local): Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is announcing plans to bolster security on the city's highways and in the downtown entertainment district... Read more
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