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Top cops: The 12 Memphis Police directors

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: April 14, 2021 6:18 PM CT | Published: April 14, 2021 11:59 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings announced on April 1, that the city will use the ShotSpotter surveillance system in high-crime areas to locate the direction of gunshots. The first sensor was installed in the Orange Mound area. Rallings retired Wednesday, April 14.&nbsp;</strong>(Yolanda Jones/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings announced on April 1, that the city will use the ShotSpotter surveillance system in high-crime areas to locate the direction of gunshots. The first sensor was installed in the Orange Mound area. Rallings retired Wednesday, April 14. (Yolanda Jones/Daily Memphian)

Since the position was created in 1972, the department has had a dozen directors. A new era is set to begin with the April 14 retirement of Michael Rallings.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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