Updated 12:46 p.m., July 23, 2008
MEMPHIS - The Memphis police director has gone to court trying to find out who's behind an Internet blog that's often critical of his department's leaders.
Director Larry Godwin and the city have filed suit trying to force Internet service provider AOL to release records identifying the producers of the blog called MPD Enforcer 2.0.
The bloggers, using the name of Dirk Diggler after a porn-star character in the movie "Boogie Nights," are often critical of police management and invite e-mails from readers with similar views.
The suit before Chancery Court Judge Kenny Armstrong is under seal and the police department refuses to talk about it, citing the pending litigation.
The lawsuit also seeks information on e-mail addresses and phone numbers associated with the Internet site.
More details as they devleop online and in Thursday's News Sentinel.