Operation LeGend to bring added resources to fight violent crime

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 06, 2020 6:15 PM CT | Published: August 06, 2020 1:57 PM CT

Forty federal agents will be deployed to Memphis as part of Operation LeGend, a federal initiative designed to fight violent crime, officials announced Thursday, Aug. 6.


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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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