May 30, 2023

Memphis Police Department to Take “Immediate” Action Against Officers Responsible for Death of Man Who Died Following Traffic Stop [Video]

On Sunday, the Memphis Police Department lastly launched an announcement relating to its investigation into the loss of life of  29-year-old Tyre Nichols’.

MPD mentioned the division is “serving notice to officers involved in the case of Tyre Nichols of impending administrative action.”

Chief CJ Davis mentioned, “After reviewing various sources of information involving this incident, I have found that it is necessary to take immediate and appropriate action.  Today, the department is serving notice to the officers involved of the impending administrative actions.”

This week, a required procedural course of should be accomplished earlier than MPD can self-discipline or terminate the workers.

“While we must complete the investigation process, it is our top priority to ensure that swift justice is served.  We want citizens to know that we are prepared to take immediate and appropriate actions based on what the findings determine,” mentioned Mayor Jim Strickland.

These statements come virtually every week after Nichols was pulled over.

On January seventh, Nichols was allegedly pulled over for reckless driving.

Upon approaching his automobile, Nichols fled after what they described as a “confrontation.”

Police say there was one other confrontation earlier than he was arrested.  Afterward, he complained of shortness of breath and was taken to the hospital, the place he died from his accidents.

Nichols’ sister, Kenyana Dixon, claims police pulled her brother over in an unmarked automobile, sporting hoodies, which precipitated him to panic.

“I’m gone see this in my brain for the rest of my life to the day I die,” Dixon mentioned.  “If he did run like I said, he was scared.  He was scared.  He had nothing on him.  A traffic stop is supposed to be a traffic stop for anybody.”

In accordance to experiences, his household has retained a nationally recognized civil rights legal professional.

“If there is any, which assume there will be if there’s any police misconduct, we would like to see officers in this case charged, every last one of them,” mentioned activist Paula Buress.