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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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JUVENILE Delinquent Data

Based on an analysis of Juvenile Court figures from the first eight months of the year, overall delinquent (criminal) charges against juveniles are continuing a steady downward trend since 2011. (Delinquent charges include both felonies and misdemeanors.) Media Release

BREAKING THE CYCLE DELINQUENCY

A key objective of the Operation: Safe Community crime plan is creation of a juvenile assessment center to which juveniles accused of certain types of delinquent acts would be transferred or transported rather than to Juvenile Court. September Newsletter

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

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