Behind ‘Community Conversations’ on crime and public safety

Community Conversations, convened by The Daily Memphian, gives voice to the many reasons for — and solutions to — the crime problem

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 28, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 28, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Beverly and Howard Robertson talk on “Behind The Headlines” about what they heard about crime from focus groups across the city as part of The Daily Memphian’s “Community Conversations” series.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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