City’s violent crime rate continues decline but homicide count rises

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 17, 2020 5:23 PM CT | Published: January 17, 2020 5:10 PM CT

The overall violent crime rate in Memphis dropped more than 8% in 2019 from the previous year. However, the number of homicides increased. 


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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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