Tennessee moves to ban no-knock warrants

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 07, 2021 2:17 PM CT | Published: May 07, 2021 2:17 PM CT

Tennessee legislators moved in the final days of their just-completed session to ban chokeholds and no-knock warrants, both changes sought by activists in the wake of the police-involved deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd.

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Rep. G.A. Hardaway Gov. Bill Lee

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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