The death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis police has sparked outrage throughout the nation, leading to the shut down of the SCORPION unit, a specialized unit of officers who have been charged in his death.
Joe Biden, the President-elect of the United States, has condemned the death of Tyre Nichols and the brutality of the Memphis Police Department.
Protests have erupted throughout the city of Memphis in response to the death of Tyre Nichols, with some turning violent as police and protesters scuffled at a rally for the deceased.
The police reform that has been put in place has failed to protect Tyre Nichols and many other victims of police abuse. According to The New York Times, the legacy of police abuse in Memphis is a long and tragic one, with Tyre Nichols being one of the latest victims.
The death of Tyre Nichols has sparked national attention and has called into question the integrity of the Memphis Police Department.
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