Sharp drop in MPD sick calls

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The number of Memphis police officers who have called in sick has dramatically decreased.

As of Monday morning, 269 officers have called in sick.

That is a drop from a height of more than 550 last Monday.

The Memphis Fire Department reports 62 firefighters have called out today.

Of those 52, 42 are on long term sick leave according to the fire department.



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