Judge rules ‘Red Dog’ claims admissible in Nichols’ civil suit

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 19, 2023 9:32 PM CT | Published: October 19, 2023 6:50 PM CT

Attorneys for the City of Memphis previously filed a motion to strike any mention of the former Atlanta “Red Dog” police unit in the $550 million lawsuit, arguing the information would be immaterial and scandalous.


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Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.

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