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Shelby County coronavirus case total increases by 109

According to the state’s Health Resources Tracking System, as of June 22, 82% of acute care beds and 76% of ICU beds in Shelby County were being used. Those figures are not for coronavirus patients only, but overall hospitalizations including COVID-19 patients.

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Police force of 2,800 key to community policing, city experts say

Phyllis Betts and Richard Janikowski have set a new bar for growing the Memphis Police Department ranks to 2,800. They talked on The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast about calls for more police amid calls locally for changing the fundamentals of policing and even the share of government funds devoted to policing.

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