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MPD brass overturns ‘chokehold’ finding despite bodycam showing officer’s arm around girl’s neck

<strong>In this freeze frame from police body camera footage, Memphis Police officer Enis Jackson&rsquo;s elbow is seen in the foreground as he slips his left arm under a teenage girl&rsquo;s chin. Police censors obscured the girl&rsquo;s face.</strong> (Submitted)

As the Memphis Police Department weighs a request by District Attorney General Amy Weirich to start sending all confirmed cases of excessive force to her office for criminal review, this hotly disputed September 2016 incident illustrates how thorny Weirich’s proposal may be.

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