New police chief pick faces tough audience on violent crime

Candidate had ‘change of heart’ over timing, application process

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 21, 2021 10:18 AM CT | Published: April 21, 2021 10:18 AM CT

In a recent interview, Memphis’ nominee for police chief talked about officer training, violence intervention, and why she initially pulled her application from the city’s search for a new head of police. 


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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.