NAACP Expresses Support for TBI Investigating Police Shooting


In a press conference at First Baptist-Broad on Wednesday morning, Keith Norman, president of the Memphis chapter of the NAACP, said the organization supports the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) looking into the police shooting death of Darrius Stewart.

Norman said the organization helped state Representative G.A. Hardaway in crafting a bill to mandate that all police-involved shootings in the state be investigated by the TBI rather than by police departments in their own jurisdictions.

“No local body should should do an investigation of a police shooting.…

News Blog, Memphis Flyer via http://www.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2015/07/22/naacp-expresses-support-for-tbi-investigating-police-shootings

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