Officer seen shoving protester remains unidentified after nearly a month of investigation

MPD: Officer seen shoving woman in Midtown protest has not been identified

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Nearly a month after a Memphis police officer was seen shoving a young woman to the ground during a protest, a spokesperson with the Memphis Police Department tells WMC Action News 5 they still have not identified that officer.

Video from a demonstration in Midtown on May 27 shows an officer using a riot shield to push the 23-year-old woman to the pavement.

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At the time, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland called on the police director to fully investigate the incident.

We checked with the department Monday, and a spokesperson could only tell us it was still an ongoing investigation, and they are working to identify the officer involved.

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