House nixes subpoena power for police oversight boards

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 14, 2019 5:43 PM CT | Published: March 14, 2019 3:29 PM CT

Despite the objections of Davidson County lawmakers, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday removing subpoena power from police oversight boards in Tennessee.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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