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. 


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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