FBI: Memphis ranks as 3rd most violent big city in US

By Updated: October 09, 2018 7:29 AM CT | Published: October 08, 2018 2:50 PM CT
Memphis’ homicide rate was the third highest among the country’s 50 largest cities last year, according to the FBI’s latest data. In 2017, there were 181 homicides in Memphis, 28 deaths per 100,000 people in the city, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting statistics released last month.

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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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