DA Weirich asks MPD to refer all excessive force findings for criminal review; MPD hasn’t agreed

Her reform proposal comes in answer to an investigation by The Daily Memphian

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: October 14, 2020 7:59 AM CT | Published: October 14, 2020 7:59 AM CT

An investigation by The Daily Memphian leads District Attorney Amy Weirich to ask MPD to systematically refer findings of excessive force to her office for criminal review.


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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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