Strickland, Sawyer differences on police and protests are personal and political

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 12, 2019 10:42 AM CT | Published: August 12, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>The differences between incumbent mayor Jim Strickland and challenger Tami Sawyer, who is now a Shelby County commissioner, are deep and often personal when it comes to police and how police have handled the new generation of political activism of the last five years or so. </strong>(Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian file)

The differences between incumbent mayor Jim Strickland and challenger Tami Sawyer, who is now a Shelby County commissioner, are deep and often personal when it comes to police and how police have handled the new generation of political activism of the last five years or so. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian file)

The incumbent and challenger Tami Sawyer have a complex history on what is arguably the most volatile issue of the mayor's race. 

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2019 Memphis Elections Jim Strickland Michael Rallings Tami Sawyer
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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