Sheriff calls display of electric shields during protest ‘regrettable mistake’

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 25, 2020 9:52 PM CT

Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner says the jail’s Direct Response Team made a “regrettable mistake” by displaying e-shields, which can deliver an electric shock, during recent protests outside 201 Poplar. 

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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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