Civic leaders call for Justice Department inquiry into MPD

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 18, 2023 2:31 PM CT | Published: February 17, 2023 2:41 PM CT

Twenty-three Memphis leaders say the death of Tyre Nichols indicates deeper problems with the police department, and criticizes Mayor Jim Strickland’s administration.

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