MPD chief meets with Biden to talk violent crime

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2021 6:26 PM CT | Published: July 12, 2021 6:26 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn &ldquo;C.J.&rdquo; Davis (second from left) joins Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown (from left), Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (right) and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (at microphone) outside the White House following a meeting with President Joe Biden on Monday, July 12.</strong> (Susan Walsh/Associated Press)

Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis (second from left) joins Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown (from left), Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (right) and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (at microphone) outside the White House following a meeting with President Joe Biden on Monday, July 12. (Susan Walsh/Associated Press)

During the Monday meeting at the White House with Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis and other police chiefs, President Biden said federal, state and local coordination is essential to his violent crime strategy. 

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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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