Lee to increase TBI crime lab staff, state troopers on Memphis roads

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2022 1:29 PM CT | Published: September 29, 2022 3:52 PM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said the number of additional state troopers assigned to Shelby County will be more than originally promised. During the visit to Memphis on Thursday, Sept. 29, he also said state funding for the TBI crime lab will increase.</strong> (Bill Dries/The Daily Memphian)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said the number of additional state troopers assigned to Shelby County will be more than originally promised. During the visit to Memphis on Thursday, Sept. 29, he also said state funding for the TBI crime lab will increase. (Bill Dries/The Daily Memphian)

“It’s important to this community. … It’s one step in a number of steps that we will continue to make to support the process,” the governor said.

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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.


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