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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

Murders, Robberies, and Rapes Decline in 3rd Quarter 2018

Based on preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) released by the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission, murders in Memphis were down 17.6 percent during the first three quarters of 2018 (January-September) compared to the same time period in 2017. Read the Report

Violent Crime Rate Continues To Drop Second Quarter 2018

Based on preliminary figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), major violent crime in Memphis and Shelby County continued to drop during the first half of this year compared to last year, according to the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission. The mid-year figure builds on a decline during the first quarter of the year. Read the Report.

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