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Murphy Police receive no complaints of racial profiling

by | Feb 22, 2023 | Latest

The Murphy Police Department ended 2022 with no complaints of racial profiling, Chief Chris Chandler told City Council.

“I am happy to report that the Murphy Police Department is fully compliant with Texas law,” Chandler said in presenting his annual profiling report to the regular council meeting on Monday, Feb. 21.

Chandler added that out of 5,654 traffic stops in 2022, not one complaint was received for racial profiling.

Council also approved a Specific Use Permit for construction of a 665-square-foot Swig Soda Shop near the southeast corner of S. Murphy Road and FM 544. Swig markets itself as the “Home of the Original Dirty Soda,” beverages with other ingredients added.

Read the March 2 issue of the Murphy Monitor for the full story.

By Bob Wieland/Murphy Monitor

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