Memphis Police Department

  • Agency: Memphis Police Department
  • Address: 170 N. Main Street, Memphis, 38103 TN
  • Chief: Larry A Godwin (Director)
Phone: 901-636-3700
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Memphis Police Department is located at 170 N. Main Street, Memphis, 38103 TN. The Director of the department is Larry A Godwin. The Memphis Police Department phone number is 901-636-3700.

Memphis Police Department News

Burglary 3000 Walnut Grove, Memphis, TN Report #1711001470ME MEMPHIS, TN. – During the early morning hours of November 3, 2017, unknown suspect(s) broke into the Miriam Child Care Center at 3000 Walnut Grove and stole cleaning supplies, several laptop computers and 20 iPad Air 2 tablets that had been issued to the child care center by Shelby County Schools. At approximately 3:00pm on November 3, 2017, the suspects in the attached photos can be seen selling the stolen iPads. Suspect #1 is described as a male black, 18-25 years old, 6’0” tall, 170 lbs, low haircut, white t-shirt, light colored jeans with holes in both knees, black shoes, a white Denver Broncos ball cap, carrying a pink and white backpack. Suspect #2 is described as a male black, mid-20’s in age, 5’9”, 185 lbs, low haircut, green hooded sweatshirt, dark sweatpants, and white tennis shoes. Suspect #3 is described as a male black, 18-22 years old, 6’3” tall, 240lbs, medium afro hair style, dark t-shirt with the word “Rise” on it in yellow, dark shorts, black flip flops. Anyone with information about this Burglary should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at HYPERLINK "http://www.528cash.org/" http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at HYPERLINK "http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/" http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. END

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Homicide Suspect Sought 712 Tanglewood (Report # 1710013157ME) MEMPHIS, TN – On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m., officers were called to the area of McLean and Central regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a dark color car, possibly a Nissan Maxima, was occupied by two male Blacks as they were chasing another male who was driving a gold Ford Crown Victoria. The suspects fired shots at the victim in the Crown Victoria, at which time, the victim was struck and eventually wrecked his vehicle behind 712 Tanglewood. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. If anyone has any information pertaining to this homicide, they are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Aggravated Robbery Family Dollar 6222 Winchester Road (Report #1711000645ME) On Thursday, November 02, 2017, uniformed patrol officers made the scene of a robbery at the Family Dollar located at 6222 Winchester Road. Officers were advised the following: At approximately 12:15 a.m., two (2) males entered the Family Dollar located at 6222 Winchester Road and robbed the business at gunpoint. During the robbery, the suspects physically assaulted the victims. The suspects took the money from the cash registers and fled the scene on foot. Suspect #1—black male, 5’11”, 185 lbs., wearing a gray hoodie, blue bandana over his face, black pants with cuffed rolls, and black shoes Suspect #2—black male, 6’00”, 200 lbs., with a muscular build, black mask, gray hoodie with white writing across the chest and left arm, blue jeans, and black and white tennis shoes. No arrests have been made at this point. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information pertaining to this robbery is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Aggravated Robbery Taco Bell 5320 Knight Arnold Road (Report #1711000611ME) On Wednesday, November 01, 2017, uniformed patrol officers made the scene of a robbery at the Taco Bell located at 5320 Knight Arnold Road. Officers were advised the following: At approximately 11:30 p.m., a lone male entered the Taco Bell located at 5320 Knight Arnold and robbed the business at gunpoint. The suspect took the money from the cash registers and fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 6’00”, wearing a gray hoodie, blue bandana covering his face, black pants rolled into cuffs, and black shoes. No arrests have been made at this point. This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information pertaining to this robbery, they are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

PSA Reminder!! Winter and the holiday shopping season are fast approaching. The Memphis Police Department advises all citizens never to leave your keys in your car or leave your car running unattended, and remember to always “Stow It Don’t Show It." Please share! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R2Qbf_vAJ0&t=3s

MPD Firearms Training Unit held a portable Laser Simulation at the Public Safety building today intended for training and educational purposes. The Laser Simulation allows an individual (Police Officer or Civilian) to experience a potential realistic deadly force situation in a safe environment. The player poses as a Police Officer responding to the call and determines whether to shoot or not to shoot in a scenario. This training advantage also allows the public to experience what a police officer may encounter day-to-day.

Memphis' Finest (police officers and olice Service Technicians) work alongside each other to accomplish daily tasks by assisting the public through many situations.

Five days left to vote....keep voting! Support MPD's Canine Unit!! You can vote multiple times, once ever 24 hours. November 7th is the last day to vote. The Memphis Police Department's Canine Unit has been nominated by a Memphis citizen, Jennifer Hume, for the Aftermath K-9 Grant. The Aftermath K-9 Grant was founded to showcase, support, and reward the unique contributions made by K-9 units across the country and, indirectly, to recognize and support our community. The month-long contest awards a total of $15,000 in grants to five departments and their existing or prospective K-9 programs for maintenance, safety equipment, or officer training. Officers and community members nominate and vote for their local departments. The top five departments with the most votes will be awarded grants in the following denominations: 1st PLACE — $5,000 2nd PLACE — $4,000 3rd PLACE — $3,000 4th PLACE — $2,000 The grant voting period begins, October 11, 2017, and ends on November 7, 2017. The votes will be tallied after the close of the grant and the winning law enforcement agencies will be announced on November 10, 2017. ***There are two Memphis Police Departments in the list of candidates. Make sure to select Memphis Police Department, TN.*** To vote for the Memphis Police Department's Canine Unit go to www.aftermath.com/k9-grant.

***UPDATE*** Suspect Arrested Raines and Kirby Report #1710016188ME MEMPHIS, TN – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at approximately 3:50 pm, on two separate occasions, two female juveniles reported that while they were walking home from school when an unidentified male tried to lure them into his vehicle in the areas of Raines and Ross and Raines and Kirby. Christian Nugent 25, was developed as a suspect after investigators observed him operating his white 2006 Ford F-150 in the area. Nugent was positively identified as the male who approached the victim on October 31, 2017. Christian Nugent is a registered Sex Offender. Nugent was arrested and did not have his identification on him. He was charged with violation of sex offender registration laws.

More Halloween photos from Tuesday night! Great job to Appling Farms Station~ officers passed out over 75 bags of candy while patrolling their neighborhoods. Lots of smiling faces😊

The Ovation Awards is an annual ceremony recognizing excellence in City government employees. Hosted by the Human Resources Division, they highlight outstanding employees who exemplify exceptional customer service, leadership, teamwork, and other distinguished achievements. These awards also spotlight the commitment and service of City employees. Congratulations to all of the 2017 City Of Memphis Ovation Awardees!

Person of Interest involved in Forgery, Identity Theft and Theft of Services 1680 Union “PetVax” Report #1710013901ME MEMPHIS, TN - On October 26, 2017, the suspect entered PetVax, located at 1680 Union, and received $330 worth of pet services. Upon payment, suspect presented a fraudulent “Care” credit account in the name of another person, and signed that accounts name to the bill. The suspect is described as an F/W, between the ages 35-40 years old. The suspect responsible for this Forgery, Identity Theft and Theft of Services is still at large. Anyone with information about this Forgery and Theft of Property over $500 should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at HYPERLINK "http://www.528cash.org/" http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at HYPERLINK "http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/" http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

Auto Burglary Suspect Whitten Rd and Fletcher Creek Cv Report #1710015032ME MEMPHIS, TN – On Saturday, October 28, 2017, at approximately 1800 hours, a suspect occupying an older model green Jeep Cherokee burglarized multiple vehicles in the area of Whitten and Fletcher Creek Cv. Taken from the vehicles was more than $50,000 in camera equipment. Also taken was a Ruger LCP 9mm handgun. The suspect is a white male, medium build, with long hair and a full beard. Investigators need your help in identifying the suspect responsible. No arrest has been made. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

Person of Interest Raines and Kirby Report #1710016188ME MEMPHIS, TN – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at approximately 3:50 pm, on two separate occasions, two female juveniles reported that while they were walking home from school when an unidentified male tried to lure them into his vehicle in the areas of Raines and Ross and Raines and Kirby. The suspect was described by both as a male black about 25-30 years of age wearing a white t-shirt. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a white Ford 150 pickup truck. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

Business Burglary 1220 Getwell Rd Report #1710010454ME MEMPHIS, TN – On October 20,2017 at 2:12 am, Officers received an alarm call to 1220 Getwell Rd (Food Mart). Two masked suspects used a sledge hammer to gain entry into the business stealing cash, cigarettes, and Lottery Tickets. Four female black suspects were captured on video surveillance cashing in the stolen Lottery Tickets later the same day. Three different vehicles were also seen on video. There are additional photos inthe comment section. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD’ to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION Hudgins and Holmes Report #1710011871ME MEMPHIS, TN - On Monday, October 23, 2017, at approximately 11:20 AM, MPD Officers responded to a shooting at Hudgins and Holmes in Raines Station. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim on the ground with a gunshot wound. The victim, James Aldridge, age 22, was transported to Regional One and died shortly after arrival. It appears that the victim had been walking on Hudgins near Holmes when a vehicle drove by and an occupant(s) fired gunshots striking the victim. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-2274 (CASH) or the Homicide Bureau at 636-3300. You can also submit your tip at HYPERLINK "http://www.528cash.org/" http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at HYPERLINK "http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/" http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. You can submit anonymous tips from our free and secure mobile app by searching your app store for “P3 Tips”. If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

Hit and Run S. Highland Street North of Walker Avenue Report # WC1730345 Memphis, TN – On Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:50 PM, a Hit and Run occurred on S. Highland Street, North of Walker Avenue. The vehicle responsible was north on S. Highland Street and struck with it's front left head light area, pedestrian William Rich, who was crossing S. Highland, walking east across the roadway from the area of 539 S. Highland Street. The vehicle responsible was reported to be a Pontiac, possibly a Grand Am, grey or black in color. The responsible vehicle continued north on S. Highland Street after the event. The victim was taken to Regional One Hospital and remains in critical condition. No arrests have been made at this point. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about these Wanted Individuals should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at HYPERLINK "http://www.528cash.org/" http://www.528cash.org/ where you will be linked to a secure website at HYPERLINK "http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com/" http://memphis.crimestoppersweb.com. You will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. Or you can text your tip by typing the keyword ‘AWARD' to 274637 (CRIMES). If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.

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Our hard working Police Service Technicians (PST) continue to do their best in handling crash accidents and traffic related incidents to free up Police Officers' time to respond to emergencies! PST's are a factor in Police Officers response time!

Director Rallings stopped by G.W. Carver College and Career Academy this morning to speak on "Dress for Success" and how to join the Memphis Police Department through the Blue Path Program. Thank you Dr. Suggs and Mr. Brachelor for including MPD!