City of Memphis’ VIP program aims to reduce gun violence

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 30, 2023 8:17 PM CT

The program, which started in 2022, partners with several local charter schools and hospitals to steer at-risk individuals away from engaging in gun violence.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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