Court considers whether Memphis police violated social media sanctions

By Updated: May 14, 2020 7:29 PM CT | Published: May 14, 2020 7:29 PM CT

Undercover officers in the Memphis Police Department’s gang unit have used fake social media accounts to glean information during criminal investigations, a MPD major testified Thursday, May 14, during a hearing on whether the department has violated court-ordered social media sanctions.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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