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.
Sewanee, a liberal arts university in Middle Tennessee, has decided it will not revoke an honorary degree it awarded to Charlie Rose in 2016. The veteran news anchor was accused by several women late last year of making unwanted sexual advances in the workplace, and some students at Sewanee: The University of the South had wanted […]
Listen / The allegations of sexual misconduct that have ricocheted through Hollywood and other industries have largely missed the Nashville music scene. But in private conversations and online forums, many female songwriters say they’ve had moments with collaborators that border on harassment and even assault.