Handcuffed prisoner pepper sprayed by MPD, denied prompt medical care

Case is among those not sent to prosecutors to weigh criminal charges against officers

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: July 28, 2020 4:00 AM CT

A handcuffed prisoner is pepper sprayed in the face by an MPD officer in another case not referred to prosecutors to consider criminal charges.


Memphis Police Department police brutality
Marc Perrusquia

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.

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