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. 

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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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