SCORPION reminiscent of Atlanta unit once led by Memphis chief

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2023 1:44 PM CT | Published: January 28, 2023 8:50 PM CT

The Memphis Police Department’s SCORPION unit, which MPD announced Saturday is being disbanded, is reminiscent of a controversial defunct unit in Atlanta over which MPD Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis was once in charge. 

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Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.


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