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26 Research-based strategies to make Memphis and Shelby County Safer - SEE THE PLAN

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Operation: Safe Community (OSC) is a roadmap to make Memphis and Shelby County one of the safest communities of its size in the nation.  OSC is spearheaded by the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission.

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Latest News

Bill Gibbons announced as President of the Crime Commission, effective September 1, 2016. Will serve as part of collaboration with University of Memphis in newly created Public Safety Institute which he will also lead. Coverage below:
WMC TV, Channel 5
WREG TV, Channel 3
Multi-Agency Gang Unit Role in Addressing Violent Crime, Live@9 with District Attorney General Amy Weirich and MGU Operations Commander MPD Lt. Darren Goods
Memphis Police Department Increasing Use of Technology, Live@9 with Interim Director Michael Rallings and Dep. Chief Jim Harvey, May 31, 2016
Commissioner Bill Gibbons Discusses Recent Crime Trends and Role of State in Reducing Crime Locally, Live@9, April 26, 2016
Operation: Safe Community Holds Town Hall Meeting looking towards OSC3, April 9, 2016-Channel 5 Coverage
Town Hall Meeting Coverage, April 9, 2016-Channel 3
Town Hall Meeting Coverage, April 9, 2016-Channel 24
Coordinated Re-entry Plan Helps Formerly Incarcerated from Re-Offending, Live@9, March 29, 2016
MPD Reaches Out to Youth in High Crime Areas--Youth Crime Watch and Other Programs, Live@9, February 23, 2016
Faith-based JIFF helps youth in need move away from crime, Live@9, January 26, 2016
Helping formerly incarcerated find jobs through WIN, Live@9, December 29, 2015
Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse helping Seniors Stay Safe, November 24, 2015
Helping to keep youth out of Juvenile Court, Judge Dan Michael on Live@9, October 27, 2015