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Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Moving on gun crime!

  • A tougher state law for convicted felons in possession of guns
  • Priority placed on prosecuting gun crimes by both federal and state prosecutors - with a new no plea bargaining policy on state cases for convicted felons in possession of guns
  • An effective effort to comminicate to the street level the consequences of committing a gun crime - with the ultimate goal of changing behavior

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A LOOK AT LONG TERM OVERALL CRIME TRENDS

In this edition, we take a look at this overall crime rate over the past seven years for both the city of Memphis and all of Shelby County. Both show a steady downward trend until 2016, when there was a slight uptick. Read Newsletter

MURDERS DOWN; AGGRAVATED ASSAULTS AND AUTO THEFTS UP

MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission and the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute (PSI) released figures through the first six months of this year based on preliminary data provided ... Read Press Release

OP-ED: MEMPHIANS DESERVE TO LIVE IN SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS,

Every citizen deserves to live in a safe neighborhood. We must not surrender any part of our city to a high crime rate. In addition to the obligation we have to all of our citizens, making our city safer is the key... Read Full Article

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GUN CRIME. MAX TIME. 8-12 Years State... 15 Years Federal. FED UP