Arrest warrants have been issued for the hosts of the “Fashion House” launch party that gained national attention two weekends ago for drawing together hundreds of unmasked partygoers in East Nashville.
Early Wednesday morning, two officers shot a man in the hand while responding to a domestic violence call. The shooting wasn’t fatal. But it’s the third time that officers have fired at a black man since mid-May. Now, Nashville’s Community Oversight Board is investigating.
Nashville’s new Community Oversight Board is calling for an emergency meeting with police to further flesh out its relationship with the department. The two groups signed an agreement barely two months ago, after weeks of tense negotiations. But at a meeting Wednesday night, board members said that agreement was already falling short.
The fourth teen who escaped from Nashville’s juvenile detention center was caught at an apartment complex in Antioch Thursday afternoon, ending a 13-day search. Police say tips from Crime Stoppers helped them find 17-year-old Brandon Caruthers. The investigation also sheds light on the inner workings of a police unit created in early 2018 to address […]
Nashville is testing body cameras, marking its third round of field trials in as many years. Mayor John Cooper announced Tuesday morning that the police department will begin a slow rollout in March, starting with two dozen officers in traffic-related units, and then dole out 20 more cameras in May, for a three-month beta testing […]
Talks between the Metro Nashville Police Department and the new civilian group tasked with investigating it are back on track. The Community Oversight Board has struggled to solidify a working relationship with police, as it nears the end of its first year in existence, and progress had stalled for weeks as tensions brewed between police […]
A Nashville judge has denied Metro Police Officer Andrew Delke’s request to bring in jurors from another county for his upcoming murder trial.
Missed deadlines. Three years’ worth. After countless public pledges to equip the Metro Nashville Police Department with body cameras, officers still aren’t wearing them. In the meantime, there have been two high-profile police shootings, further fueling calls for increased transparency in law enforcement.
The director of Nashville’s new police oversight department says his decision to step down earlier this week wasn’t just due to stress. Shortly after announcing his resignation, William Weeden told WPLN he felt like the Community Oversight Board hadn’t granted him enough autonomy. His departure comes after a tense dispute with board members at a […]
Mayor John Cooper is intervening in heated negotiations between the Metro Nashville Police Department and the city’s new Community Oversight Board. Talks have stalled for weeks. And one major sticking point is that Metro’s police chief is resisting calls for a formal agreement with the oversight group.