Telling police officers to keep silent undermines investigations and cripples justice

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 22, 2018 12:55 PM 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.

Picture this scenario: A man with a gun is chasing on foot another man, who may or may not be armed.

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Memphis Police Association Memphis Police Department officer-involved shooting

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