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The Memphis Police Association promotes the integrity, professionalism and fair and equal treatment of its members.
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MPA president fears that officers won’t stay despite budget agreements because the benefits have not been restored. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (April 18,2016)

President Mike Williams discusses the recent budget agreements. Read the full story here.  – The Commercial Appeal (April 16,2016)

The MPA and the Strickland administration make a tentative agreement to avoid an impasse. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (April 16, 2016)

The MPA is still in negotiations with the Strickland administration. Meanwhile, Memphis feels the shortage of police officers on the streets. Read more here. – Local Memphis (April 15, 2016)

The MPD will be using tasers as a means to intervene without gunfire. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis ( April 8, 2016)

Mike Williams addresses the MPD’s recent expenditure on a recruitment PR campaign. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis ( March 31, 2016)

The city budget is currently under review and the Police Association urges city council to reconsider benefits. Read more here. – Local Memphis (March 31, 2016)

Memphis Police Association president Mike Williams makes a statement about the recent shootings involving two mental health patients. Read more here. – Local Memphis (March 25, 2016)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s administration considers cutting the costs of employee residency requirements and creating private health care exchange in order to recruit new police officers and firefighters. Read more here. – The Commercial Appeal (March 24, 2016)

A recent study shows that the current salary of the employees of the Memphis Police Department falls short of their peers. Read the full story here. – The Commercial Appeal (March 9, 2016)

The Memphis Police Association discusses crime and MPD recruitment. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (March 9, 2016)

Mayor elect Jim Strickland meets with the Memphis Police Association to discuss growing concerns. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (March 8, 2016)

East Memphis neighborhoods purchase SkyCop cameras. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis (February 27, 2016)

Citizens comment on the rumored mass exodus of MPD officers due to pension cuts. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis (February 27, 2016)

City Councilwoman Janis Fullilove speaks out about her fear of a mass exodus of MPD officers. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (February 23, 2016)

The Memphis Police Department will launch ad campaign to bring more officers to Memphis. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (February 18, 2016)

Memphis faces a current shortage of around 400 officers. Interim director Mike Rallings asks Memphians to step up and help bring quality candidates to Memphis. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis (February 17, 2016)

Shortage of officers in the Memphis Police Department lead to an increase in crime. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (February 10, 2016)

The shortage in Memphis police officers leads to an increase in overtime and risks the safety of officers and citizens. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis ( February 2, 2016)

The amount fire and police personnel suffering from PTSD is on the rise in Memphis. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis ( February 2, 2016)

Police – involved shooting causes questions to arise over body cameras for the MPD. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis (January 28, 2016)

Police officers involved in shooting. Body cameras still on hold. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (January 28, 2016)

Shortage of police officers at the MPD causes a revival to the Police Service Technicians Program (PSA). Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (January 25, 2016)

The Memphis Police Department faces new obstacles as top leaders depart. Read the full story here. – The Commercial Appeal (January 8, 2016)

Mike Williams speaks to the challenges the department faces as Director Toney Armstrong departs and the MPD faces a decline in officers. Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (January 8, 2016)

Mike Williams addresses the concerns about the state of the morale of the  MPD  after the news of the departure of Toney Armstrong. Read the full story here. – Fox Memphis (January 7 , 2016)

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