City asks to modify surveillance consent decree for a second time

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 01, 2019 4:32 PM CT
<strong>Court-appointed monitor Ed Stanton (right) listens to questions during a public forum on the Memphis Police Department's surveillance conduct of protesters. The forum was held on July 11 at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Court-appointed monitor Ed Stanton (right) listens to questions during a public forum on the Memphis Police Department's surveillance conduct of protesters. The forum was held on July 11 at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The City of Memphis has for a second time asked a federal judge to modify the 1978 consent decree that bars police from monitoring activities of protesters and activists.

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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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