MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is sending officers to assist in security for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
MPD released the following statement, showing its support for the federal government's election process.
Interim Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings said he think it's important to show that Memphis is dedicated to helping law enforcement across the country.
"We're not only dedicated to the safety of Memphis," Rallings said. "We're dedicated to Cleveland, Baton Rouge, and law enforcement agency."