Looks like voters can decide residency rules for police, firefighters

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 19, 2020 10:58 AM CT | Published: February 18, 2020 3:17 PM CT

A proposal for a broader residency requirement for Memphis police and firefighters will remain on the November ballot citywide. City Council members settled the matter Tuesday after a debate that rolled across the first six weeks of the new council's term of office.

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