Opinion: Strickland’s pick for police chief represents the change Memphis needs

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 29, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 29, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

CJ Davis will draw on her 28 years in the Atlanta Police Department, where she rose to commander of the Strategies and Special Projects Division. Isn’t that what Memphis needs, new strategies for fighting crime and making MPD more a part of the community?


Memphis Police Department Cerelyn 'CJ' Davis Mayor Jim Strickland E. Winslow 'Buddy' Chapman Mike Williams


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