Opinion: Almost every major crime begins with a stolen car

By , Guest Columnist Updated: March 20, 2023 4:26 PM CT | Published: March 12, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Garrett O'Brien
Guest Columnist

Garrett O'Brien

Garrett O’Brien was an officer with the Memphis Police Department for 10 years, including serving in the gang unit, precinct task force and motorcycle squad before leaving MPD in January 2023.

A former MPD officer talks about his experiences on the police department’s Auto-Theft Task Force and the juveniles he encountered — repeatedly — during his time on the force. 



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