MPD wants 10-day holds for vehicles used in drag racing, street stunts

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 20, 2024 9:35 PM CT | Published: February 20, 2024 1:00 PM CT

In conversation that covered murder-clearance rates, aggravated assault charges, illegal car stunts and more, the Shelby County district attorney general and the Memphis Police Department’s interim chief both presented to the Memphis City Council public safety committee.

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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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