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Memphis names first female police chief

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: April 19, 2021 7:42 PM CT | Published: April 19, 2021 9:13 AM CT

Cerelyn ‘C.J.’ Davis, chief of police in Durham, North Carolina, has been named to head the Memphis Police Department, becoming the first woman to lead the agency in its 194-year history.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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