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Review of Troubled Police Department Ordered by Memphis Mayor

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is ordering a review of internal police procedures following repeated cases of alleged officer misconduct as well as an off-duty officer’s involvement in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy.

Wharton said Tuesday that he is bringing in an outside consultant with a law enforcement background to look into the Memphis Police Department’s procedures on officer accountability, recruitment and hiring practices, education and training, and the effectiveness of the department’s internal affairs arm.

Source: Jackson Sun. Read full article. (link)

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