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4 ex-cops charged in Tyre Nichols' death barred from working in Tennessee law enforcement

Four of five former Memphis police officers charged with murder in the beating death of Tyre Nichols can no longer work as law enforcement in Tennessee.

The 29-year-old Black man was handcuffed, brutally beaten by police officers after a January traffic stop and ignored by first responders for crucial minutes despite being barely conscious. Nichols died days later.

The Peace Officer Standards & Training Commission (P.O.S.T.) voted to decertify Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin, Justin Smith and Desmond Mills on Friday.

Police body cameras recorded the officers beating Nichols, propping the badly injured man in handcuffs against an unmarked police car and ignoring him as he struggled to stay upright.