Mayoral candidate Tami Sawyer unveils criminal justice platform

Platform contradicts incumbent Jim Strickland’s strategy

By Updated: July 13, 2019 11:10 AM CT | Published: July 13, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Mayoral contender Tami Sawyer and incumbent Mayor Jim Strickland differ greatly on how they believe the Memphis Police Department should be set up to fight the city's violent crime issues. 


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.

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