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Fifteen years ago, the officers won a lawsuit against City of Memphis that found promotion tests were discriminatory toward African-Americans and women. A judge agreed and those officers were promoted. More Here.
Police identified the officer as Paris Glass, a seven-year veteran of MPD. She’s been relieved of duty and is on non-enforcement status pending the outcome of an administrative hearing. MPD isn’t pointing out exactly where she appears in the video. She is not the lead vocalist. More Here.
Officials with the Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. More Here.
A Maury County, Tenn., sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning in Spring Hill while responding to help another deputy involved in a pursuit. The 42-year-old father of three had been a full-time deputy for three months. More Here.
Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.
Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, while at the scene of a previous accident.The officer was speaking to a Department of Transportation truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in between the stopped vehicles and pedestrians. Officer Petrina was struck and killed by the vehicle.