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Memphis Police Association demands higher wages for officers
Watch the full story here – WMC (March 28, 2018)

Memphis police union criticizes city’s stance in salary talks; promises action during MLK50
Read the full story here – USA Today Network (March 28, 2018)

Proposed Sales Tax would benefit Police, Fire Departments
Watch the full story here – WMC (Mar 19, 2018)

Police, fire unions propose way to fund pre-K
Watch the full story here – WBRC (Mar 19, 2018)

Police Union Points to Officer Shortage After Body Found at MPD Impound Lot
Read the full story here – WREG (Feb 8, 2018)

City Council Approves 2 Percent Gas and Electric Rate Hikes
Read the full story here – Daily News (Feb 7, 2018)

Memphis Police And Fire Associations Push For Sales Tax Referendum
Read the full story here – LocalMemphis.com (Feb 5, 2018)

Memphis Police Association responds to Mayor Strickland and Crime Commission’s $6.1 million grant.
Read the full story here. – Local Memphis 24 (February 28, 2017)

Not enough officers or community support to combat the escalating crime in our communities.
Read the full story here. -Fox 13 Memphis (February 13, 2017)

Rewrite of City Impasse Ordinance Draws Fire from Unions.
Read the full story here. – Memphis Daily News (February 8, 2017)

Police union to publicly respond to Mayor Strickland’s criticism.
Read the full story here. -WMCTV (February 8, 2017)

Mayor Jim Strickland and the strained relationship with police.
Read the full story here.  -Fox 13 Memphis (February 8, 2017)

The homicide rate is up in Memphis causing an increase in overtime for homicide officers. MPA president Mike Williams weighs in.
Read the full story here. – Fox 13 Memphis (May 15, 2016)

Memphis Police Association pledges their support for interim president Mike Rallings to become permanent police director.
Read the full story here. – Local Memphis (May 11, 2016)

Memphis Police Department interim director ,Mike Rallings, discusses the lack of officer recruits and what plans they are making to address the situation.
Read the full story here. – Fox 13 (May 4, 2016)

Memphis Police Department had the highest number of assaults against officers out of all departments in the state according to TBI report.
Read the full story here. – Fox 13 News (May 2, 2016)

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)