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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

Opinion / NYC Cut Crime and Grew; So Can Memphis

The meeting room at Columbia University in the heart of Manhattan was packed with parents and their children. We were there with our daughter, then a student at White Station High School in Memphis.  (an article publish in Commercial Appeal by Bill Gibbons, Guest Columnist) Read the Article

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

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.