MPD data shows drop in homicides, murders

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 02, 2022 9:12 PM CT | Published: November 02, 2022 2:35 PM CT

From January through October 2022, there were 201 murders and 244 homicides. During the same time period in 2021, there were 241 murders and 274 homicides.


Memphis Police Department Memphis-Shelby Crime Commission Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. 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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