County Commission votes down police excessive force ordinance

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 12, 2020 10:54 PM CT | Published: October 12, 2020 6:09 PM CT

Shelby County commissioners voted down an ordinance that would have required the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office to decertify deputies who use excessive force and to keep a record of officers who are fired or resign because of an excessive-force complaint. 


Shelby County Commission Shelby County Sheriff's Office Tami Sawyer Amber Mills Floyd Bonner

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