Crime is up more than 20% from 2022, MPD says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 24, 2023 7:27 PM CT | Published: October 24, 2023 3:54 PM CT

According to the Memphis Police Department, the main drivers of crime in the third quarter of 2023 were auto theft, thefts from motor vehicles and aggravated assault. 


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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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