City Council wants 50 Highway Patrol troopers to support MPD

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 13, 2022 6:55 PM CT | Published: September 13, 2022 5:32 PM CT

In wide-ranging discussion about violent crime, the Memphis City Council voted to ask the state for at least 50 more state troopers for at least six months and a digital messaging system similar to Amber Alert.


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