How is ShotSpotter performing after eight months of use?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 08, 2021 12:26 PM CT | Published: November 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection system, has been in Memphis for eight months and has alerted police to 2,093 instances of gunfire. Is the system deterring gun crime? It’s too early to tell, police say. 


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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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