Memphis to use federal funds to address violent crime

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 24, 2021 8:41 AM CT | Published: June 23, 2021 3:16 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland also called on the state of Tennessee to use its federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to put more highway patrol officers on the city’s interstates permanently as well as cameras to combat shootings.

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violent crime violent crime intervention Jim Strickland American Rescue Plan Act Cerelyn "C.J." Davis

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