MPD records show 100 reported kidnappings per year in Memphis, although actual number is much lower

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 03, 2022 9:13 AM CT | Published: September 02, 2022 3:32 PM CT

There have been 68 reported kidnappings or abductions in Memphis this year, although actual incidents are much lower than the reported number.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. 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.