Court records reveal details of dismissed SCORPION unit cases

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 19, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Most of the cases dismissed as a result of their ties to the five former Memphis Police Department officers accused in Tyre Nichols’ death were street-level drug offenses, weapons violations and driving violations. 


Shelby County District Attorney's office Tyre Nichols MPD SCORPION unit Subscriber Only

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. 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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