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The Case of the Chase: Local leaders question police’s non-pursuit policy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 24, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The Memphis Police Department doesn’t engage in high-speed car chases unless in pursuit of a dangerous felon. But one City Council member says the policy should change.

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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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