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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Health officials urge patients of Memphis dentist to get hepatitis, HIV testingdental board. No criminal charges have been filed. Patients can get free HIV a
Health officials urge patients of Memphis dentist to get hepatitis, HIV testing
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
dental board. No criminal charges have been filed. Patients can get free HIV and hepatitis testing at the Cawthrone Clinic at 1000 Haynes. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Depa... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Wider questions on Big 12 bid, DNC beginning, policing newscontinue to build on the efforts to try to mend the relationship between civili
Wider questions on Big 12 bid, DNC beginning, policing news
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 hours ago
continue to build on the efforts to try to mend the relationship between civilians and law enforcement." The conduct of Memphis police during the recent I-40 bridge protest was touted by Mayor Strickland as a “Memphis model,” and it’s one that... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Three suspects arrested after shots fired at Memphis policeunit. The third suspect was caught by the police dog. He was taken to the Regi
Three suspects arrested after shots fired at Memphis police
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 hours ago
unit. The third suspect was caught by the police dog. He was taken to the Regional Medical Center, but his condition is unknown at this time. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Departm... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Three armed men in masks rob CVS, customers in MemphisMemphis police are investigating after three armed men robbed a CVS pharmacy as
Three armed men in masks rob CVS, customers in Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 hours ago
Memphis police are investigating after three armed men robbed a CVS pharmacy as well as several patrons inside the store late Friday night. The incident happened around 11:45 p.m. at the CVS at 786 N Germantown Pkwy., police said. The men, all... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police on hunt for suspect in southwest Memphis shootingMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is hurt after a shooting in southwest Memphis. Police r
Police on hunt for suspect in southwest Memphis shooting
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 19 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is hurt after a shooting in southwest Memphis. Police responded to the scene in the 3300 block of Sobota Circle. The caller told police a man had been shot. The victim went to the hospital in a private vehicle and is... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Domestic violence charges dropped against former Shelby sheriff’s spokesmanon Feb. 29 and charged with simple assault/domestic violence after an incident
Domestic violence charges dropped against former Shelby sheriff’s spokesman
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 hours ago
on Feb. 29 and charged with simple assault/domestic violence after an incident with a former girlfriend. According to Memphis police, Washington showed up at the woman's apartment, then started talking to her while she was in her car. He then... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Man charged after gunfire exchanged in South Memphismultiple shootings in South Memphis. Police said Marcel Tate, 36, used a rifle
Man charged after gunfire exchanged in South Memphis
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 hours ago
multiple shootings in South Memphis. Police said Marcel Tate, 36, used a rifle to shoot at two men Saturday afternoon. Memphis Police said they got a call that people were firing shots at each other. But so far, no one else has been... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis gangs unite in rare display during bridge protestJuly 10, 2016 - Frank Gottie, 33, raises his arms as he stands in front of memb
Memphis gangs unite in rare display during bridge protest
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 22 hours ago
July 10, 2016 - Frank Gottie, 33, raises his arms as he stands in front of members of the Memphis Police Department during a demonstration on the I-40 bridge. Gottie, a member of the Eight-Tray Criminal Hoover part of the Crips, is not part of the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Grieving family seeks justice for slain mother of twinsa vigil in her honor in North Memphis. Crawford, 40, was found deceased at an a
Grieving family seeks justice for slain mother of twins
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
a vigil in her honor in North Memphis. Crawford, 40, was found deceased at an abandoned home on Whitney Ave. on June 4. The Memphis Police Department is searching for Crawford's boyfriend, Raymond L. Clark, 40, who allegedly stabbed her more than 50... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
‘I’m a community guy,’ says Dallas deputy chiefhow to deal with issues that have been plaguing those communities for decades."
‘I’m a community guy,’ says Dallas deputy chief
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
how to deal with issues that have been plaguing those communities for decades." Aziz, 47, is one of six finalists for the Memphis police director job. He's a strong proponent of opening a dialogue between advocacy groups and protesters to find... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis gangs unite in rare display during bridge protestJuly 10, 2016 - Frank Gottie, 33, raises his arms as he stands in front of memb
Memphis gangs unite in rare display during bridge protest
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
July 10, 2016 - Frank Gottie, 33, raises his arms as he stands in front of members of the Memphis Police Department during a demonstration on the I-40 bridge. Gottie, a member of the Eight-Tray Criminal Hoover part of the Crips, is not part of the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police working two shootingsMemphis police are working two shootings, one on North Second Street and anothe
Memphis police working two shootings
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Memphis police are working two shootings, one on North Second Street and another in Frayser. In the 600 block of North Second, police say an unidentified male was shot and transported to the hospital in noncritical condition. No other information... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Picking a presidentturn as they gather in Philadelphia next week to likely nominate Hillary Clinto
Picking a president
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
turn as they gather in Philadelphia next week to likely nominate Hillary Clinton. The Informed Sources discuss the ups and downs that happened in Cleveland, how Tennessee was represented and the fact that Memphis Police helped to keep th... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police security measures draw criticismJuly 22, 2016 - Officers with the Memphis Police Department P. Bracey (left) an
Memphis police security measures draw criticism
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
July 22, 2016 - Officers with the Memphis Police Department P. Bracey (left) and J. Byers wave to passersby while holding long-barrell weapons as they stand near the rear entrance of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center. (Brandon Dill/Special to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police security measures draw criticismThe Memphis Police Department's decision to heighten security measures in the w
Memphis police security measures draw criticism
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
The Memphis Police Department's decision to heighten security measures in the wake of officer killings in Texas and Louisiana is drawing criticism from some who believe it is an unnecessary show of force. Rev. Earle Fisher said Saturday the move... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shooting incident sends one to the hospitalThe Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one person
Shooting incident sends one to the hospital
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
The Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Officers responded to Elliston Road and Effie Road at 1:30 p.m. after a call came in stating two people were shooting at each other,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Domestic abuse charge dismissed for former SCSO spokesmanviolence and simple assault in February. According to the Shelby County Sherif
Domestic abuse charge dismissed for former SCSO spokesman
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
violence and simple assault in February. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Washington was detained by the Memphis Police Department after officers responded to a domestic violence call at the Riverset Apartments. The victim told... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Whitehaven health fair helps families prepare for start of schoolSouth Hospital were just a few of the dozens of organizations that provided ser
Whitehaven health fair helps families prepare for start of school
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
South Hospital were just a few of the dozens of organizations that provided services at the fair. Officers from the Memphis Police Department's Raines Station spoke to a crowd in the school's auditorium about community outreach programs for... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Parishioners encouraged to wear blue this SundaySunday to support law enforcement officers. Greater Imani Pastor Bill Adkins i
Parishioners encouraged to wear blue this Sunday
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
Sunday to support law enforcement officers. Greater Imani Pastor Bill Adkins is behind the movement. Adkins and Interim Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings made the announcement at a news conference this week. Greater Imani will hold a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis' SkyCop cameras leave many neighborhoods in the darkJuly 14, 2016 - One of several Memphis Police Department Sky Cops keeps a watch
Memphis' SkyCop cameras leave many neighborhoods in the dark
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
July 14, 2016 - One of several Memphis Police Department Sky Cops keeps a watchful eye on Tom Lee Park. (Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal) Shoved to the ground by a mugger in 2015, Hazel Moore of Whitehaven asked him to take her purse as fear ripped... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Suspects wanted in Chickasaw Gardens area aggravated burglaryMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are searching for two suspects wanted in an agg
Suspects wanted in Chickasaw Gardens area aggravated burglary
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are searching for two suspects wanted in an aggravated burglary in the Chickasaw Gardens area. On July 13, officers were called to a home near Lombardy and Fenwick because of a burglary. The homeowners confirmed... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
More Mid-South officers train to handle tense situationsMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- More Memphis police officers will use a safer and calmer appr
More Mid-South officers train to handle tense situations
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- More Memphis police officers will use a safer and calmer approach when confronting people with mental illness. This comes at a time when law enforcement across the country is being criticized for doing the opposite: using too much... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Bittersweet day for MPD as 27 officers retireMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a bittersweet day for many as dozens of officers retir
Bittersweet day for MPD as 27 officers retire
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a bittersweet day for many as dozens of officers retired Friday. Officers who have been with Memphis Police for most of their career now retiring from the force and starting the next chapter in their life. "I had another... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Hot weather may have led to 72-old man’s death in South Memphis, police sayRecent hot weather may have contributed to the death of a 72-year-old man in So
Hot weather may have led to 72-old man’s death in South Memphis, police say
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Recent hot weather may have contributed to the death of a 72-year-old man in South Memphis, police said. The man was found lying in his bed in the 1000 block of Florida with no signs of life on Friday morning, according to a statement by police... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Neighbor helps stop two burglars who eventually crashed their getaway carMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Police say an observant neighbor helped stop two burg
Neighbor helps stop two burglars who eventually crashed their getaway car
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Police say an observant neighbor helped stop two burglars who broke into a home in the Westwood neighborhood Thursday and eventually crashed their vehicle. Marquez Bush, 18, and Derrick Jackson, 21, were arrested and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police investigate after body found in Family Dollar parking lotA body was found in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store Friday. Memphis p
Memphis police investigate after body found in Family Dollar parking lot
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
A body was found in the parking lot of a Family Dollar store Friday. Memphis police dispatchers said officers responded to the call at the store on Summer Avenue near Trezevant around 11 a.m. No further details, including how the person died, were... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police investigate shooting near Medical DistrictMemphis police are investigating after a grounds keeper was shot Friday near th
Memphis police investigate shooting near Medical District
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Memphis police are investigating after a grounds keeper was shot Friday near the Memphis VA Medical Center. Dispatchers told police that someone called the Memphis Office of Emergency Management to report the shooting. Officers were sent to the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Level 3 alert measures in Memphis include police on guard with riflesJuly 22, 2016 - Officers with the Memphis Police Department P. Bracey (left) an
Level 3 alert measures in Memphis include police on guard with rifles
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
July 22, 2016 - Officers with the Memphis Police Department P. Bracey (left) and J. Byers wave to passersby while holding long-barrell weapons as they stand near the rear entrance of the Shelby County Criminal Justice Center. (Brandon Dill/Special to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Activist involved in bridge shutdown to appear courtlast week. (Brandon Dill/Special to The Commercial Appeal) DeVante Hill, the 2
Activist involved in bridge shutdown to appear court
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
last week. (Brandon Dill/Special to The Commercial Appeal) DeVante Hill, the 24-year-old activist who linked arms with Memphis police Director Michael Rallings the night protesters shut down the Hernando DeSoto bridge, is scheduled to appear in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Three homicide victims identified by policeMemphis police have identified three men fatally shot in separate homicides rec
Three homicide victims identified by police
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Memphis police have identified three men fatally shot in separate homicides recently. Louis Tate, 28, was killed on July 17. Tate was found lying in the road on Lamar near Perkins with multiple gunshot wounds. He died on the scene. On June 30,... Read more
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ajc.com
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury veh
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury vehicles were confiscated from the home. Memphis police said Colton Cathey, 22, and Tyrone Nichols, 23, sold a 2014 Lexus to a man in Illinois for $26,000.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury veh
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury vehicles were confiscated from the home. Memphis police said Colton Cathey, 22, and Tyrone Nichols, 23, sold a 2014 Lexus to a man in Illinois for $26,000.... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury veh
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury vehicles were confiscated from the home. Memphis police said Colton Cathey, 22, and Tyrone Nichols, 23, sold a 2014 Lexus to a man in Illinois for $26,000.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury veh
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury vehicles were confiscated from the home. Memphis police said Colton Cathey, 22, and Tyrone Nichols, 23, sold a 2014 Lexus to a man in Illinois for $26,000.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury veh
Memphis firefighter one of two men accused of selling stolen...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
Office raided a Bartlett home on Carolot Lane Wednesday morning. Six luxury vehicles were confiscated from the home. Memphis police said Colton Cathey, 22, and Tyrone Nichols, 23, sold a 2014 Lexus to a man in Illinois for $26,000.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
1 dead, 2 injured in crash on South Thirdafter a two-car crash on South Third Street Thursday. The call came in at 12:2
1 dead, 2 injured in crash on South Third
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
after a two-car crash on South Third Street Thursday. The call came in at 12:20 p.m. on South Third and Essex Avenue. Memphis Police Department spokesman Louis Brownlee said one car hit a pole. The person killed was pronounced dead on the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Deputies respond to barricade in southeast Shelby CountyHe fled when deputies arrived. At least one person was in custody around 1:30 p
Deputies respond to barricade in southeast Shelby County
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
He fled when deputies arrived. At least one person was in custody around 1:30 p.m.; authorities aren't sure if a second person is in the house. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police Departme... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
MPD officer suspended over social media postMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis Police Officer has been suspended due to a post he m
MPD officer suspended over social media post
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis Police Officer has been suspended due to a post he made on social media. According to MPD. Officer Jason Pynkala has been relieved of duty due to “an ongoing investigation for possibly violating our social media... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Burglary suspects arrested after chase and crashbroke off the chase, and a short time later, the suspect’s car crashed at Third
Burglary suspects arrested after chase and crash
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
broke off the chase, and a short time later, the suspect’s car crashed at Third and Crump. The men reportedly stole four televisions from a home in the 4400 block of Deerland. Memphis Police and Tennessee State troopers ar... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Church announces 'Blue Sunday' in support of Memphis police"Blue Sunday" at a press conference inside the Airways police station Thursday
Church announces 'Blue Sunday' in support of Memphis police
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
"Blue Sunday" at a press conference inside the Airways police station Thursday morning alongside members of his church and Memphis Police Interim Director Mike Rallings. Anyone is welcome to the 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday and he encouraged... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police looking for Memphis woman taken at gunpointMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is looking for a woman reportedl
Police looking for Memphis woman taken at gunpoint
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department is looking for a woman reportedly taken at gunpoint. Police say 32-year-old Vernicka Gray drove to her sister’s apartment with an injury to her lip. After leaving the apartment in the 1500 block of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Read & React on MPD search, Big 12, RNC and moreRallings immediately after the I-40 bridge protest, Mayor Strickland is pushing
Read & React on MPD search, Big 12, RNC and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Rallings immediately after the I-40 bridge protest, Mayor Strickland is pushing forward with the national search for a new Memphis Police Department director, and resumes were released yesterday for the six finalists, which include presumed... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Deaf couple beaten, duct taped during home invasion78-year-old man suffering from severe head injuries. DeSoto County Sheriff's D
Deaf couple beaten, duct taped during home invasion
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 4 days ago
78-year-old man suffering from severe head injuries. DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, Southaven Police Department, and Memphis Police Department all worked together to locate the three men they believe to be involved in the crime. Investigators... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Group comes together to address community relationswith officers in the black community. "Some police officers do misjudge a pers
Group comes together to address community relations
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
with officers in the black community. "Some police officers do misjudge a person," she said. It's a disconnect Interim Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings said his officers have already started to bridge. "When we got to the FedEx Forum, my... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
SCS aims to help improve interactions between students, law enforcementMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Some Shelby County Schools students tackled some grown-up iss
SCS aims to help improve interactions between students, law enforcement
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Some Shelby County Schools students tackled some grown-up issues Wednesday, meeting with Memphis Police officers to talk community relations and build trust. This comes after protests across the nation and in Memphis. 88.5... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Abandoned Oakhaven complex to get face-lift, reopenunits and restore that vibrancy at a meeting Wednesday. Residents were able to
Abandoned Oakhaven complex to get face-lift, reopen
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
units and restore that vibrancy at a meeting Wednesday. Residents were able to ask questions. Representatives from the Memphis Police Department, Code Enforcement and the Blight Authority were among the many people present. The new ownership... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Resumes of finalists for Memphis Police director releasedJim Strickland released the following list of candidates for the position Frida
Resumes of finalists for Memphis Police director released
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Jim Strickland released the following list of candidates for the position Friday: Michael Rallings, interim Memphis Police Department director; Malik Aziz, deputy chief of the Dallas Police Department; Branville Bard, chief of police... Read more
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Philly.com
2 Philly cops among candidates to head Memphis policeTwo Philadelphia cops are on the short list of candidates for the job of direct
2 Philly cops among candidates to head Memphis police
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Two Philadelphia cops are on the short list of candidates for the job of director of the Memphis Police Department, according to news reports out of Memphis, Tenn. Philadelphia police Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan, who oversees the department's... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
95-Old Woman Dragged by Purse Thief Outside Mall in Memphisshopping mall and she was unable to let go. A purse thief is seen dragging a 9
95-Old Woman Dragged by Purse Thief Outside Mall in Memphis
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
shopping mall and she was unable to let go. A purse thief is seen dragging a 95-year-old woman in an image provided by the Memphis Police Department. The incident occurred at the Oak Court Mall in Memphis just before 10 a.m. Monday and was... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Man arrested in robbery of 95-old woman outside Oak Court Mallafter witnesses chased him down and held him until police arrived. Richardson
Man arrested in robbery of 95-old woman outside Oak Court Mall
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
after witnesses chased him down and held him until police arrived. Richardson pleaded guilty to the charge and was placed on probation. Yolanda Jones is a police reporter at The Commercial Appeal. She focuses on the Memphis Police D... Read more
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