Tyre Nichols

“We know now what we knew then,” attorneys for Nichols' family said after being briefed on the official results.
A former Memphis police officer who hit Tyre Nichols with a stun gun during a traffic stop that preceded Nichols’ brutal beating by other officers won’t be charged criminally.
The family of Tyre Nichols has sued the city of Memphis and individual officers and emergency medical personnel involved in his case.
Four of five former Memphis officers charged in the killing of Tyre Nichols can no longer work as law enforcement in Tennessee.
The Memphis police supervisor on scene when Tyre Nichols was beaten to death by officers retired with his benefits the day before a hearing to fire him.
The review will examine the use of specialized units around the country and produce a guide for police chiefs and mayors on their use, according to the announcement.
Controversial police practices including the use of unmarked cars during routine stops will no longer be allowed under the new law.
The officers were fired after an internal Memphis Police Department investigation into the Jan. 7 arrest of Nichols, who died in a hospital three days later.
Meanwhile, the office of the top prosecutor in Memphis will review all previous cases of the five officers charged in the Nichols investigation.
Long before the death of Tyre Nichols, cops were killing Black people in Memphis — and their loved ones want justice, too.