Council to discuss resolution backing larger Memphis police force of 2,800

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 31, 2020 6:52 PM CT | Published: July 31, 2020 6:48 PM CT

If approved, it would call on Mayor Jim Strickland to submit a plan by Oct. 6 for getting to 2,800 police officers by the end of 2023. 


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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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