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Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation funds DNA technology - Case solved 

 For more information, click on the MPD Seal below to view the Press Conference held on October 5, 2018.

November 2018

Congratulations Detective Stephen Shepherd for receiving the 2018 Kiwanis Club’s Memphis Officer of the Year Award.

"Thank you Memphis / Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation for funding the innovative Parabon DNA testing for several of the Memphis Police Department's unsolved investigations. The first test case completed and brought tremendous closure to several families here in Memphis and across the country. Because of my role in this project, I was nominated for and received the 2018 Kiwanis Club’s Memphis Officer of the Year Award. This was an incredible honor, and I am so humbled and grateful." - Detective Stephen Shepherd 

Pictured: Deputy Director Ryall, Colonel Phillips, Stephen Shepherd, Director Armstrong, Major Adams, and Chief Shearin.

Check presentation from Memphis Cellulose LLC at the RTCC (Real Time Crime Center).  In the photo:  JamesBarnes, Public Affairs Manager of Memphis Cellulose LLC;  Maurice Denbow, Executive Director of Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation; and Jim Tusant, Outgoing Executive Director of MSCLEF. 

 Through the GP (Georgia Pacific) Foundation, local facilities such as Memphis Cellulose can invest in value creating programs such as the Blue Light Camera and technology initiatives delivered by the MSCLEF.  Memphis Cellulose has donated $5,000 to MSCLEF since 2015 because our organization aligns with GP Foundation’s 4 Es - Environment. Enrichment, Education, and Entrepreneurshi
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Please click on the photo below to view the 2017 MPD Awards presented on April 17, 2018 at Awards Luncheon for award recipients and their family at The Peabody Memphis. 

Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation’s Fundraiser   
Breakfast with Mayor Strickland and Police Director Rallings     

Sponsored by  iQor     

Tuesday, February 13, 2018   

Fundraiser for the 2018 MPD Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon   

Mayor Strickland and Director Rallings provided a public safety and MPD update and answered questions from the group.  Director Rallings thanked everyone for supporting the breakfast which raised funds for the 2018 Memphis Police Department Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon, before beginning his presentation of technology used by MPD. 

Memphis/Shelby County Law Enforcement Foundation’s 
Breakfast with
Mayor Strickland and Police Director Rallings 

August 29, 2017
 

Fundraiser for the 2018 MPD Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon   

Mayor Strickland and Director Rallings provided an update on public safety and MPD then answered questions from the crowd.  Director Rallings thanked everyone for supporting the breakfast which raised funds for the 2018 Memphis Police Department Annual Awards Ceremony Luncheon.  He explained the awards ceremony honors the hard work and dedication provided in public safety and described various awards to be presented noting photos of award recipients placed in the center of each table.