Memphis Police Department
The Memphis Fire Department fired three workers for failing to render aid to Tyre Nichols following a violent traffic stop on Jan. 7. They were previously "relieved of duty" pending the outcome of an investigation.
Memphis Police Department "shielded" white cop Preston Hemphill, unlike the Black officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death, Ben Crump said.
The white Memphis cop in the Tyre Nichols bodycam video heard hoping officers will "stomp his ass" is named "Detective Preston Hemphill," according to a new report. Only the Black cops have been fired, arrested and charged with murder.
Tyre Nichols' autopsy results are consistent with claims he died from injuries sustained during a "severe beating" from Memphis police, his family's attorneys said.
A Memphis councilman who said he's been told about the bodycam video showing Tyre Nichols' violent arrest said the footage is "disgusting."
There was a growing number of social media reports linking the shooting death of rapper Young Dolph in Memphis to rap beef with rival local rapper Yo Gotti as the city mourned the loss of a talented, popular and successful member of its community.
Speaking out after the killing of Memphis police officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a routine traffic stop Saturday, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong criticized the overarching racial theme of the Black Lives Matter Movement. “There is a theme that Black lives matter,” said Armstrong during a press conference. “At the end […]
The Memphis Police Department has a reputation for discriminating against officers of color. Since the late 1970s, officers within the department have complained that they were passed up for promotions because they were black. In the early 2000s a group of African-American police officers won a legal battle against the department after they accused officials […]
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