Decarcerate Memphis report breaks down MPD traffic stop data

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2024 1:02 PM CT | Published: February 19, 2024 6:55 PM CT

“Memphis and Shelby County have, in some respects, truly become more threatening in recent years; traffic fatalities have risen, especially since 2020; fewer people are able to legally drive; and people of color face more discrimination on the road and in court,” Decarcerate Memphis’ new report said.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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