Crime Crisis: Prosecutors’ ‘eyes opened’ after working in precincts

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 31, 2022 9:30 AM CT | Published: January 31, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Two years ago, the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office assigned three prosecutors to work directly at area police precincts, in hopes of streamlining the criminal justice system and to keep from charging people for crimes if there’s not enough evidence to establish probable cause.

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Community Prosecutor Program Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich Michael McCusker Lora Fowler Tracye Jones Tillman Station Memphis Police Col. Vincent Beasley
Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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