Top cop plans changes to MPD, including restructuring department’s ranking system

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 25, 2022 6:24 AM CT | Published: May 24, 2022 6:46 PM CT

Police chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis is just two weeks shy of her anniversary with the Memphis Police Department. Yesterday, she updated the Memphis City Council on what she’s done in the past year as well as changes she’s still planning. 


MPD Chief Cerelyn "CJ" Davis Memphis City Council
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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