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Video: Memphis Officers Wounded in Fiery Barricade Incident

October 16, 2013
Two Memphis Police TACT officers were shot yesterday in an incident that began with an attempt to serve a warrant on a suspect who was wanted for attempted murder. The suspect was found dead inside a house following a barricade incident.

Video: Memphis Officers Wounded in Fiery Barricade Incident

October 16, 2013

Officials say two Memphis officers were wounded by a wanted man, triggering a barricade incident. Read Full Story Here.

Memphis Cop Fired for Fatal Crash

February 20, 2013
Alex Beard, 23, was fired Monday following a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He was charged with failing to adhere to regulations regarding responding to calls, personal conduct and motor-vehicle damage.

Memphis Top Cop: Officers Relieved of Duty After Threats

February 12, 2013
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong on Friday said two officers assigned to a Hickory Hill precinct were relieved of duty because of "threatening" comments they made about a work stoppage.

Tenn. Cop Killer Got 'Rush' from Killing

January 25, 2013
Dexter Cox, who was scheduled to go to trial Monday, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and accepted a 15-year sentence for killing Lt. Ed Vidulich at the officer's home.

Memphis Cop Killed In Drug Raid

December 14, 2012
Officers Martoiya Lang, 32, and William Vrooman were struck by gunfire after they entered the home at 7:58 a.m. Friday. Officer Lang died after she was transported to the regional medical center.

Tenn. Sheriff Gets $2M To Hire Deputies

December 5, 2012
The Shelby County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office will get $2 million to hire new deputies as it takes over the responsibilities of 25 school resource officers when Memphis City Schools merges with Shelby County Schools in 2013.

Do You Have a Personal Life?

November 2, 2012

Cops are being punished for activities that they participated in while off duty and while not identifying themselves as officers. So one has to ask the questions: What is an officer permitted to do off duty? Where are the red lines? And at what point do officers lose their First Amendment rights?

Video: Memphis Cop's Rap Video Questioned

October 3, 2012
Officer Candyance Davis, an aspiring rapper known as Quolove, appeared in a YouTube video of her song "Gimme Me." She can be seen throwing cash and shouting, 'If they don't give me my money, I'll f*** them up.'"

Tenn. Cop Seen In Violent Rap Video

October 3, 2012

A Memphis (Tenn.) Police officer is under investigation after she appeared in a rap video promoting violence under the stage name Quolove. Read the full story here.

Memphis Cop Arrested for Sex Trafficking

September 18, 2012
Federal agents have arrested a Memphis (Tenn.) Police officer and charged him with running an intra-state prostitution ring.

Tenn. Cop Saved by Body Armor

April 6, 2012
Memphis (Tenn.) Police Officer Josh Shearer's protective vest likely saved his life, when it absorbed a handgun round from a suspect during a chase in the Raleigh neighborhood.

Police Radio Broadcasts Tenn. Cop's On-Duty Sex

March 19, 2012
A Memphis (Tenn.) Police Department officer has been suspended after his police radio broadcast him having sex in his cruiser to more than 30 colleagues at the station.

Tenn. Auto Theft Investigator Shot In Struggle Over Gun

September 3, 2011
Sgt. Norman Benjamin, 47, was taken to The MED in extremely critical condition, and is expected to survive the encounter. Sgt. Benjamin was shot in his unmarked police vehicle. The 14-year veteran is assigned to the auto-theft bureau.

Man Charged In Killing Memphis Officer Eligible for Death Penalty

July 6, 2011
The 22-year-old man accused of killing a police officer and his wife's ex-husband will face two charges of first-degree murder, which could bring the death penalty.

Irate Husband Allegedly Shot Memphis Officer

July 5, 2011
Alexander Haydel, who is being held on first-degree murder charges, apparently arrived at the hotel and got into an argument with his wife and her ex-husband. The couple was staying in town to celebrate the holiday.

Memphis Officer Fatally Shot at Downtown Hotel

July 3, 2011
Officer Timothy Warren was hit by gunfire while inside the hotel. Officer Warren, 39, was apparently shot in the head and pronounced dead at the Regional Medical Center following the shooting.

Woman Bit Cop, After Refusing to Pick Up Dog Waste

April 5, 2011
A Memphis Police officer advised East Memphis resident Kristen Anise Hall, 24, to clean up her pit bull's waste on Monday, and was met with a fight and a bite. Hall apparently bit the officer, after refusing to clean up after her dog, who was defecating in a park.

Former Memphis Officer Sentenced for Violating Detainee's Civil Rights

September 29, 2010
White pleaded guilty on Nov. 25, 2009, to violating the civil rights of Pierre Jefferson. After handcuffing Jefferson in May 2008, White rammed Jefferson's head into the corner of a building, and struck him in the face several times, causing him to fall to the ground. White also admitted to kicking Jefferson after he fell to the ground.

Police Women of Memphis

June 25, 2010

In the third installment of their "Police Women" reality series, TLC heads to Memphis to follow four officers with the Memphis PD. During 12 episodes that began May 27, officers Aubrey Olson, Arica Logan, Joy Jefferson and Virginia Awkward patrol Memphis streets. Photos courtesy of TLC.

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