Guest Column

Opinion: MPD makes 98% of arrests ‘without incident.’ Why was Brandon Webber’s different?

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 16, 2020 3:55 PM CT | Published: July 16, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Erica May
Guest Columnist

Erica May

Erica May is an emergency number professional and works in public safety. She is a member of Shelby County’s Council on Gun Safety and a proud resident of South Memphis.

Sometimes it seems our memory is as selective as our outrage. Black men are taken into custody every day without incident. Two young Black men accused of killing Memphis police officers – Tremaine Wilbourn and Justin Welch – were arrested without incident.


Brandon Webber Memphis Police Department


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