Strickland pushes bill to give violent offenders longer sentences

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 04, 2022 5:48 AM CT | Published: March 03, 2022 9:35 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and law enforcement leaders are advocating for a state bill that would eliminate parole for people convicted of specific felony offenses, such as attempted murder.

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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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