Rallings says police department numbers too low for community policing push

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 05, 2021 5:00 PM CT

In the discussion with Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Jan. 5, the police director said he can’t carry out plans of a city task force to reopen several community policing centers given the pandemic. He got immediate pushback from several council members.


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