Crime rates increase in Memphis, Shelby County despite some decreases in violent crime

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 02, 2022 5:54 PM CT | Published: June 02, 2022 2:10 PM CT

Violent crime is down from the first quarter last year, but property crimes are up. 

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Memphis Shelby Crime Commission University of Memphis Public Safety Institute Bill Gibbons
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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