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MPD, Highway Patrol to deploy additional officers to curb speeding

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 14, 2022 8:17 AM CT | Published: August 14, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Memphis Police Department surround Gov. Bill Lee as he announced in March his plan to add state troopers to help officers patrol Shelby County interstates.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special To The Daily Memphian file)

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Memphis Police Department surround Gov. Bill Lee as he announced in March his plan to add state troopers to help officers patrol Shelby County interstates. (Houston Cofield/Special To The Daily Memphian file)

By the end of the year, the Memphis Police Department hopes to add 10 officers to its traffic division, and the highway patrol plans to put 20 officers on Shelby County interstates. 

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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