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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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Newly installed MSCC President Bill Gibbons: Time for renewed effort to reduce crime in our community. Op Ed in Commercial Appeal, September 3, 2016
 
Police Joint Agencies create opportunities for community engagement in reducing crime, Live@9, August 30, 2016, with MSCC VP of Community Engagement Harold Collins and T K Buchanan, Community Safety Liaison, University District
 
Chief Gerald Darling, Shelby County Schools, talks about school safety as children head back to the classroom, Live@9, July 26, 2016
 
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
Fox13
Local24
 
Multi-Agency Gang Unit Role in Addressing Violent Crime, Live@9, June 28, 2016, 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