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Funeral for fallen MPD officer held Tuesday

MPD Officer Darrell Adams was killed while conducting a crash investigation on I-40 earlier this month.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The funeral of a Memphis police officer killed in the line of duty was held Tuesday morning.

Darrell Adams was killed while conducting a crash investigation on I-40 earlier this month. Adams had been a MPD officer since 2016.

A Sea of Blue procession was held Monday night to honor Adams who was described by family and colleagues as a dedicated, proud and humble person.

The funeral for Adams was held Tuesday at Hope Church on Walnut Grove. Following the service, he was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery 

Adams is the third MPD officer killed in a crash this year.