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Police force of 2,800 key to community policing, city experts say

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 02, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Phyllis Betts and Richard Janikowski have set a new bar for growing the Memphis Police Department ranks to 2,800. They talked on The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast about calls for more police amid calls locally for changing the fundamentals of policing and even the share of government funds devoted to policing.

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Richard Janikowski Phyllis Betts police reform police recruitment Daily Memphian Politics podcast

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


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