Residents overwhelmingly want more police in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2023 6:15 AM CT | Published: June 22, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Residents of the city and county overwhelmingly want more police officers in Memphis — and less than 2% want to see fewer police officers, according to an independent poll from The Daily Memphian.


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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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