Sheriff Bonner talks about taking county to court over budget proposal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 15, 2024 9:21 PM CT | Published: May 15, 2024 2:04 PM CT

“We consider it to be defunding police,” a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office official said of a proposed budget that cuts 441 vacant positions from the Sheriff’s office, a $31.4 million impact. 


Shelby County Commission 2024 budget season Alicia LIndsay Floyd Bonner

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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