Memphis police force increases for first time since 2011

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 26, 2018 6:48 AM CT | Published: October 25, 2018 4:59 PM CT
Over the last five years, the Memphis Police Department has seen officers leaving every year, but grant funding from private donors has allowed the department to recruit and retain more officers, and for the first time the police force has seen something it has not experienced since 2011 — growth.

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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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