Legend

a
Adopted Demand
b
Intent to Adopt
c
Mixed Support AND/OR Lacks Accountability
d
Limited Support AND/OR No Clear Plan
f
Does Not Support
Does Not Apply
Failed to respond
 

Part One: Immediate Police Reform

Release all of the peaceful protesters that were arrested in any and all marches and drop all charges.

Mayor Strickland
d
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
d
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
d
Chamber of Commerce

Investigate law enforcement brutality and misconduct during recent protests with public reporting of findings and a commitment to hold officers accountable for any wrongdoing.

Mayor Strickland
f
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
f
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
f
Chamber of Commerce

Reallocate funding from the Memphis Police Department or Sheriff’s Office to fund alternatives rooted in community health and crisis response

Mayor Strickland
f
City
Council
d
Mayor
Harris
f
County Commission
d
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
f
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Ban chokeholds and strangleholds by Memphis Police Officers and Sheriff’s Deputies

Mayor Strickland
f
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
f
Sheriff
Floyd
f
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Require de-escalation as a first response by Memphis Police Officers and Sheriff’s Deputies

Mayor Strickland
c
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
c
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Develop a Duty To Intervene policy that requires officers to intervene when witnessing another officer using excessive force for the Memphis Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office

Mayor Strickland
c
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
c
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Require reporting by officers and deputies any time they point a firearm at a citizen

Mayor Strickland
c
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
c
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Give the Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board (CLERB) the power it needs to investigate and ensure accountability for police conduct and provide clear avenues for CLERB’s input on MPD training, policies, and procedures

Mayor Strickland
d
City
Council
d
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
f
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Include grassroots black and brown leaders and activists on the search and selection committee for the next MPD Chief

Mayor Strickland
d
City
Council
b
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Part Two: Systemic Issues (Economic Prosperity, Criminal Justice Reform and Public Budget Advocacy)

Combat poverty by tracking companies paying a living wage and having corporations sign on to a living wage pledge and commitment to give temporary employees health insurance and benefits

Mayor Strickland
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce
d

Renew investment in K-12 education in the City of Memphis budget, including support for early literacy, high school success, trauma-responsive supports, and increased access to tech, art and music education

Mayor Strickland
f
City
Council
d
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

End money bail and stop predatory, ballooning penalties for traffic tickets, court costs, and other fines

Mayor Strickland
City
Council
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Enact a citizen participatory budgeting process at the city and county level beginning with FY22 budgets in partnership with Memphis City Council and County Commission that prioritizes

Mayor Strickland
City
Council
d
Mayor
Harris
c
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce

Release a clear plan for funding a more effective MATA transit system by August 2020, overseen by a community-appointed team

Mayor Strickland
City
Council
d
Mayor
Harris
County Commission
Director
Rallings
Sheriff
Floyd
DA
Weirich
Chamber of Commerce