Strickland pledges to get to bottom of officer-involved shooting

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 21, 2018 1:28 PM CT
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland addressed the city Friday morning, saying there have been 40 incidents in which the Memphis Police Department investigated and disciplined officers for violating policies surrounding the use of body and vehicle cameras, vowing to get “to the bottom of this” shooting of 25-year-old Martavious Banks.


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