Memphis superintendent wants to create ‘peace force’ to replace deputies

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: December 06, 2019 2:30 PM CT | Published: December 06, 2019 2:30 PM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to The Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

Superintendent Joris Ray believes Shelby County Schools will be able to more effectively control the behavior of officers if they report directly to the district.


Joris Ray Shelby County Schools


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