Officer Barrett Teague today submitted his irrevocable and non-appealable letter of resignation from the MNPD to be effective after he serves a (meaningless) 30-day suspension without pay for conduct unbecoming a member of the police department.
Metro Councilman Jonathan refused to show up for a court date after being served and says he’s “not paying” the judgment ordered by the Judge. He’s left a small business owner out over $7,000 for his campaign signs from the last election, despite repeated promises to make it right.
Nashville Community Bail Fund ordered to cease operations. Fund has 41 conditional forfeits, totaling over $104,000.00, with zero effort to return offenders to court.
Bail Fund Manager Rahim Buford served 26 years in prison for a murder he committed during an armed robbery at 19, was given a metro government access card by former Public Defender, is alleged to have accessed secure areas without searches, & more..
A candidate for Metro Council says it’s a ‘joke’ to call black women ‘apes’; women are only able to vote because ‘white men in power allowed it’; and has strong feelings on how women should dress and what jobs they can hold…
He hid this views to ‘friends only’ on his social media, but we’ve opened them up for the entire city. Meet Dan Meredith:
#OpenRecords: Metro Council Member Ed Kindall has 9,388 unread emails in his official nashville.gov email account. He says they are “just thousands of for/against somethings”.
No one performed a simple to check to see if a woman was already in jail when the crime was committed. A MNPD officer swore a probable cause affidavit saying she did it, a night court magistrate signed the warrant, and the DA prepared to prosecute it. The Office of Professional Accountability calls it a “simple mistake”.
All Metro Council member Russ Pulley had to do was tell his constituent ‘NO’, he wouldn’t help her break the law. Instead, he conspired with codes to issue her an illegal permit to have a business with customers coming to her home – a privilege denied to every other Nashvillian. It turns out ‘NEW’ Nashville is just as corrupt as ‘old’ Nashville.
Two sergeants to be demoted to police officers, 5 officers to receive suspensions, after a 3 month investigation into the shaming of a transgender citizen by the Metro Nashville Police Department.
THP Trooper Michael Parker filed a complaint with the state concerning a THP Sergeant that was allegedly falsifying time sheets. He then filed an open records request regarding the inquiry, and was demoted within 20 minutes of filing the request.
MNPD considers Seattle’s ‘Safe Place’ initiative in response to recent transgender shaming incident. The program would simply put ‘rainbow badge’ stickers on businesses where LGBT citizens could wait and ‘feel safe’ while waiting for one of those officers to arrive, when they report a crime.