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 a proud South Memphis resident, a member of Toastmasters and works as a 911 operator for the Memphis Police Department. 

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

Comment On This Story

Become a subscriber to join the discussion.
Email Editions

Sign up for our morning and evening editions, plus breaking news.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions