Memphis on edge ahead of violent arrest video’s release


              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks at a news conference with the family of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, with RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre, right, and Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, along with attorney Tony Romanucci, left, with in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Rodney wells, right, stepfather of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, is comforted by Bishop Henry Williamson after a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, arrives at a news conference with Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, left, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Family and supporters of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, bow in prayer at the start of a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries at a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Behind is Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, reacts at a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, center, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, arrives at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Family members and supporters hold a photograph of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, calls out his name as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaughn Wells, second from left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, behind her, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump, left, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Far right is Bishop Henry Williamson. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks at a news conference with the family of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, with RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre, right, and Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, along with attorney Tony Romanucci, left, with in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Rodney wells, right, stepfather of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, is comforted by Bishop Henry Williamson after a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, arrives at a news conference with Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, left, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Family and supporters of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, bow in prayer at the start of a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries at a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Behind is Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, reacts at a news conference in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, center, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, arrives at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Family members and supporters hold a photograph of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, calls out his name as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, second from left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, behind her, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump, left, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Far right is Bishop Henry Williamson. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Family members and supporters hold a photograph of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, second from left, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, cries as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, behind her, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump, left, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Far right is Bishop Henry Williamson. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              RowVaugn Wells, mother of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, calls out his name as she is comforted by Tyre's stepfather Rodney Wells, at a news conference with civil rights Attorney Ben Crump in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Desmond Mills, Jr. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Emmitt Martin III. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Justin Smith. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Tadarrius Bean. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              Skateboarder Kam Blakely skates in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Skateboarders skate in front of city hall in remembrance of Tyre Nichols, who died after being beaten by Memphis police officers, five of whom have been fired, in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 23, 2023. Tyre was a member of the skateboarding community, and they gathered at the request of Tyre's family to honor him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              This combo of images provided by the Memphis Police Department shows from top left, officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, and bottom from left, officers Desmond Mills, Jr. and Justin Smith. Memphis was on edge Monday, jan. 23, 2023 ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man's violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of these five police officers after he died in a hospital. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
            
              This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Demetrius Haley. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
Memphis on edge ahead of violent arrest video’s release