A bill making its way through the Tennessee legislature would give sexual assault survivors the ability to track the location of their rape kits.
The highest ranking Black female officer in the Metro Nashville Police Department has turned in her badge after nearly 28 years. Her departure comes amid heightened scrutiny of MNPD leadership, as a new chief takes over on the heels of multiple allegations of misconduct against the department.
A Metro Nashville Police Department captain who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple MNPD employees announced his retirement Wednesday.
More than 30 current and former employees have now lodged complaints against the Metro Nashville Police Department for allegations ranging from sexual assault to racial discrimination and retaliation.
The People’s Plaza demonstrators have ended their weeks-long occupation across from the Capitol. But on Monday afternoon, they once again lined the steps of the plaza — this time in support of 25 current and former Metro Nashville Police officers who say they’ve been sexually assaulted or harassed.
Nineteen current and former Metro Nashville Police officers say they have been sexually assaulted, harassed or discriminated against because of their gender or race, according a former sex abuse detective who’s launched her own investigation.
Listen / A nonprofit dedicated to sexual assault survivors in Middle Tennessee has been working with a federal grant to offer bicultural therapy for Latinos.
Listen / The University of Tennessee’s flagship campus in Knoxville is hoping to implement a new student code of conduct this fall, something that hasn’t been done in four decades. UT officials say the changes make the code less punitive and will help students learn from mistakes.