Consent decree hearing ends with ruling to come later

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2020 6:50 PM CT | Published: June 22, 2020 6:45 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Police officers face off against protesters during a June 1 rally over the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd. Monday, June 22, was the final day of a hearing on whether to modify a consent decree governing Memphis police surveillance activities.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Police officers face off against protesters during a June 1 rally over the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd. Monday, June 22, was the final day of a hearing on whether to modify a consent decree governing Memphis police surveillance activities. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The consent decree modification trial ended after four days. Judge will enter his decision on the modification request from the city at a later date. 

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1978 consent decree city of Memphis Jon McCalla Memphis Police Department
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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