07 Feb 2023 - 11:03:28
City of Memphis dissolves special policeSLOTXOInvolved in attacking black man
US City of Memphis Police Department Ends Special Operations Operations After 5 officers were "directly involved" in the fatal attack on a black man in the midst of anxiety that will trigger a new major protest
Foreign news agencies reported from the city of Memphis, USA, on January 29 that the Memphis Police Department which is the second largest city in the state of Tennessee after Nashville is the capital city Issued a statement on Saturday about the dissolution of the "Scorpion Special Operations Unit", which was established in October 2021, has about 50 officers under the ranks and has a main mission. crackdown and reduce crime levels “Specifically” in certain boroughs of Memphis.
The content of the statement states that from the incident with Tyree Nichols, even as a result of the actions of “Minor officials”, but such matters "Making a heavy blemish" on the Scorpion Squad The Memphis Police Department hopes that This action will be able to help heal the mental state of those affected.
The five Scorpion officers are Tardarius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr., Emmitt Martin III and Mr. Justin Smith fired and charged with criminal charges That includes second-degree murder charges. which refers to the behavior that caused the victim to die but the one who did it did not think ahead of time. Because it was directly related to the death of Nichols, a 29-year-old black man.