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In the wake of Nashville's second fatal police shooting in 18 months, Mayor David Briley says he's bringing in outside help to work on reforming the city's approach to policing. The initiative has been slow to get off the ground, but those involved say it's ramping up.

WARNING: This post contains graphic video.

The Davidson County district attorney released footage of the fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick by Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke.

The video was taken by cameras on July 26, 2018, in the John Henry Hale apartment complex and the nearby Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School.

Julieta Martinelli / WPLN

Nashville Mayor David Briley’s response to the shooting of Daniel Hambrick and Wednesday's release of videos that show him fleeing police drew criticisms from several groups, including those who are pushing for a ballot measure to create a community oversight board that would review such incidents.

Some Metro council members and community organizers are also questioning the leadership of the Metro Nashville Police Department.

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Davidson County District Attorney's Office

Nashville authorities released new surveillance video footage Wednesday that shows a fatal shooting by a city police officer on July 26.

The lawyer representing the victim's family, after seeing the videos for the first time, told WPLN that they want the officer to be fired. Meanwhile, Nashville's mayor is urging patience as the investigation unfolds.

Meribah Knight / WPLN

Less than 24 hours after a black man was fatally shot by a Metro Police officer in North Nashville, community members, police and city officials gathered to discuss the incident.

But the police had little to say. That's because they are not the ones in charge of investigating this shooting; the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is.

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Tony Gonzalez / WPLN

This post has been updated at 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says it has found a video showing some of the incident that ended with a man being shot by a police officer last night in North Nashville.

But questions remain about whether 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick was carrying a gun, as well as other key details. Nashville's mayor cautions to "not rush to judgment." 

Nashville Waffle House Shooter In Custody

Apr 23, 2018
Julieta Martinelli / WPLN

Updated 2:15 p.m.

Travis Reinking was taken into custody by a narcotics unit with Metro Police, acting on a citizen tip made by phone. They were told someone saw a man crossing a construction site in dark jeans and a maroon shirt wearing a backpack.

Meribah Knight / WPLN

Nashville's Police Department is hoping that a recent daylong diversity tour will help its newest cadets be better, more empathic officers. Zigzagging the city last week, the recruits heard from the Muslim community, immigrant groups, African American students and LGBTQ leaders. 

Blake Farmer / WPLN

Nashville police will soon have a place to drop people in a mental health crisis who haven't committed a serious crime. Construction begins this week on the city's first jail diversion program for the mentally ill.

Courtesy of MNPD

Sgt. Rob Forrest, the former bodyguard for ex-Mayor Megan Barry, was a 31-year veteran of the Nashville Police Department — which entitles him to a hefty pension. But after he pleaded guilty to felony theft earlier this week, that pension could be at risk.

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