Restoring ranks of Memphis Police Department is part of election campaigning

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 30, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>In an August interview on the WKNO Channel 10 program &ldquo;Behind The Headlines,&rdquo; Mayor Jim Strickland talked about police recruitment, retention and attrition.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

In an August interview on the WKNO Channel 10 program “Behind The Headlines,” Mayor Jim Strickland talked about police recruitment, retention and attrition. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Hiring more officers for the Memphis Police Department has been part of campaigns, including Mayor Jim Strickland's re-election bid. 

Topics

Election Jim Strickland Memphis Police
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.

Metro - Criminal Justice on demand

Sign up to receive Metro - Criminal Justice stories as they’re published.

Enter your e-mail address


Comments

Reading comments and joining the conversation are some of the many benefits of subscribing. Join the conversation by clicking the View Comments button below. Not a subscriber? Click here. 

Our commenting policy can be viewed here