‘Focused deterrence’ crime-fighting strategy offers hope to ex-offenders

By Updated: December 03, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 30, 2018 5:33 PM CT
On a recent weeknight when most people were just getting home from work, nine men sat side-by-side staring into the faces of law enforcement and community leaders.


Amy Weirich focused deterrence Shelby County District Attorney’s Office
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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