Crime Crisis: 2021 statistics point to violent trend

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 29, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Violent crime was up 2% in Memphis last year as homicides hit a record 346, an increase of 14 over the 2020, which had also set a record for slayings.


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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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