Memphis seeing more state troopers not just on highways but on ‘our city streets’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 21, 2023 5:27 PM CT | Published: March 21, 2023 2:44 PM CT

Local and state officials hope to continue to see more Tennessee Highway Patrol officers in Memphis and Shelby County, a number that could be helped by a potential $10,000 bonus each year for any trooper assigned to the area. 


Tennessee Highway Patrol Cerelyn "C.J." Davis Memphis City Council
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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