Gov. Lee says public safety is a ‘matter of emergency’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 09, 2023 2:38 PM CT | Published: August 09, 2023 2:19 PM CT

“We should not wait for others to solve the challenges that this nation is facing of trafficking, human trafficking, drug trafficking, violent crime,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said.


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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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