DA’s office: MPD Officer Hemphill not charged ‘so far’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2023 3:36 PM CT | Published: January 30, 2023 3:22 PM CT

News of Preston Hemphill being relieved of duty caused attorneys representing the family of Tyre Nichols to question the level of transparency provided by the Memphis Police Department.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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