Police residency returns to first council agenda of 2022

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 04, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 04, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn &ldquo;C.J.&rdquo; Davis says she is in favor of placing a police-residency requirement on the August ballot.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis says she is in favor of placing a police-residency requirement on the August ballot. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Between the vocal debate on police residency at its last meeting in 2021 and the Tuesday, Jan. 4, session, Police Chief C.J. Davis has come out in a Daily Memphian op-ed in favor of a broader residency requirement for police. 

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