Mayor vows to fight police brutality, but city blocks records

Strickland promises reforms to MPD, but activists skeptical

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: June 08, 2020 5:08 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2020 3:25 PM CT
Marc Perrusquia
Special to The Daily Memphian

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.

As Mayor Jim Strickland vows to 'fix' police brutality against African American citizens, his staff puts up roadblocks to accessing records.


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