A tale of two cities: How Nashville built a crime lab Memphis couldn’t

By , Special to the Daily Memphian; , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2022 3:34 PM CT | Published: November 27, 2022 4:00 AM CT
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

Following the murder of Eliza Fletcher, questions loom about MPD’s systems in investigating violent crime.

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MPD rape kits Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center Metropolitan Nashville Police Department TBI Eliza Fletcher Alicia Franklin Susanna Parkinson Joanne Archambault Ronal Serpas Brenda Cassinello Canady
In partnership with
The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

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.

Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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