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  • 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 communicate to the street level the consequences of committing a gun crime - with the ultimate goal of changing behavior

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Operation: Safe Community

Local Violent Crime Drops During First Quarter 2018

During the first quarter of 2018 (January - March), the major violent crime rate dropped in both Memphis and all of Shelby County compared to the first quarter of last year, according to preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) released today by the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. Full Update

Community Meetings Planned on Proposed Youth Assessment Center

The Shelby County Mayor’s Office and Division of Community Services will host three community meetings during the month of April to discuss the framework of the proposed youth assessment center to get more input to help shape the implementation phase of the program. Click Here for Dates, Times and Locations

2017 Annual Report Published

The MSCC 2017 Annual Report is published. The report highlights the Operation Safe Community, crime trends and goals and objectives. It outlines the partnership with the University of Memphis (Public Safety Institute), board members and staff. Access the Report

Moving Forward on Operation: Safe Community

One year into the new five-year Operation: Safe Community crime plan, we are making progress on many fronts. A key part of the plan is the hiring and retention of more Memphis police officers. Read the February Newsletter

Anti-Crime Initiative Aims to Curb Violence

A notification meeting was held Tuesday (Feb 6) evening for about a dozen selected violent offenders who were offered a wide array of social services to help them change their criminal behavior, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich, chair of Operation: Safe Community-3 (OSC-3). Read the details on the DA website.