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Violent crime is down but auto theft is up, according to Crime Commission

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 28, 2022 6:03 AM CT | Published: July 27, 2022 5:03 PM CT

Major violent crimes, like aggravated assaults, murders, rapes and robberies, are down for the first half of the year compared to the first half of 2021, according to the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission’s 2nd Quarter report released Wednesday, July 27. 


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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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