Meet the new Memphis Police Director, Cerelyn "CJ" Davis....

It was announced this morning by Mayor Jim Strickland.

Fox 13 Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memhis Mayor Jim Strickland has chosen a new Chief of Police for the Memphis Police Department.

City officials announced Monday morning Cerelyn “CJ” Davis was chosen to lead the MPD.

Davis must now be approved by the City Council.

She began her career with the City of Atlanta Police Department, according to City officials.

She is the current police chief in Durham, North Carolina.

Strickland released the following statement:

I wanted to let you know that I’ve selected an outstanding person to lead the Memphis Police Department. Pending City Council approval in May, Cerelyn “CJ” Davis will become the next Chief of Police for the City of Memphis.

Find out more about the City’s new police chief and the plans she has for the police department, tonight on FOX13 at 5 p.m.

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