Strickland administration pushes for police force of 2,800, end of bid to kill residency referendum

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 31, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The two-pronged effort comes as two criminal justice consultants instrumental in the Blue Crush police strategy are again working with the city and recommending a police force larger than the goal of 2,300 officers by the end of this year.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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