MPD’s Uniform Patrol Station SOP

MPD’s Uniform Patrol Station SOP

“THE PUBLIC’S DATA” by Fergus Nolan, blogging at Memphis Truth Commission, ©2020 (Jan. 19, 2020) — Recently we got documents from Memphis Police Department using “Authorization of Agency” as a search key, and we obtained an excerpt of MPD’s “Uniform Patrol Station Standard Operating Procedure”.    The extract was very helpful as it outlined the procedures […]

Authorization of Agency

Authorization of Agency

AN “ANTI-TRESPASS PROGRAM” WITH DEEP CONNECTIONS by Fergus Nolan, ©2919, blogging at MemphisTruth.org (Dec. 13, 2019) — Disclaimer:  The author, Fergus Nolan, has appeared in three Authorizations of Agency. The Broken Windows theory of crime, first proposed in 1982, led to zero tolerance policies in police departments, and legislative strategies like minimum sentencing and three […]

MemphisTruth.org: Maureen Spain Abused While Detained by MPD

MemphisTruth.org: Maureen Spain Abused While Detained by MPD

“POLITICAL HARASSMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 5, 2019) — We were saddened to hear of the death, while in solitary confinement at the County Farm, of Thorne Peters, who seems destined for a potter’s field burial. Our new blog recounts an incident in August, where Maureen Spain was abused by police while cuffed and detained […]