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Oct 16, 2015 | via The Daily News
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has become the go-to agency for the Memphis Police Department in the last year when it comes to investigations of police conduct. And that's a policy. Comment?
Oct 16, 2015 | via The Memphis Flyer
The Memphis man suspected of shooting off-duty Memphis Police Department officer Terence Olridge last weekend could get up 10 years in prison after he was charged Friday with a federal count of felony possession of a firearm. The new charge comes from the office of Edward Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee. Comment?
Oct 14, 2015 | via WATE-TV Knoxville
An off-duty officer was not taking "official police action" when he was killed in a shootout with a neighbor, and there is not enough evidence to charge the neighbor with murder, a police chief said Tuesday. Police Director Toney Armstrong told reporters that witnesses gave authorities different stories about what happened when the officer, who was on his way to work, "exchanged words" with his neighbor, Lorenzo Clark, 36. It is not clear what the two men were talking about when the conversation escalated or who fired the first shot, Armstrong said. Comment?
Oct 13, 2015 | via The Star
Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal via AP Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong provides additional information about the shooting death of off duty officer Terence Olridge during a news conference Tuesday in Memphis, Tennessee. The off-duty officer was not taking “official police action” when he was killed in a shootout with a neighbor, and there is not enough evidence to charge the neighbor Lorenzo Clark with murder, a police chief said Tuesday. Comment?
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