Memphis police to release video of violent arrest of Tire Nichols

After Tire Nichols' Death, Memphis Police to Release Videos showing violent arrests and aftermath

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The city of Memphis plans to release a video of Nichols' arrest after at 6:00 p.m. local time (7:00 p.m. Miami time) on Friday, according to the Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy.

Tire Nichols was a family man, a man who loved his mother and he was looking for a new life in Memphis, Tennessee. That life was tragically truncated earlier this month after a violent arrest by five Memphis police officers.

The Memphis police chief said the department will release video of four parts of the Nichols traffic stop" in a YouTube link for that is available to almost anyone who wants to access this video." Declared.

The video will show the initial stop near Tyre's house, as well as the Body camera of each officer.

Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn "CJ" Davis said the video shows the beating of Tire Nichols was as cruel, if not worse, than Rodney's King in 1992.

Now, while the focus is on the five former police officers accused of involuntary manslaughter in Nichols' death, according to court documents, the family wants the world to know who Nichols was.

Tire Nichols was hospitalized after being taken into custody on Jan. 7, the police. Five Memphis Police Department officers, also black, were fired after an internal investigation and face charges criminal, including involuntary manslaughter charges.

Key questions remain unanswered while the country, which has been closely monitoring how police treat people of color, Especially since the mass protests in 2020, he expects the authorities to Post images of the incident.

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