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
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.

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.

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