Police chief updates Downtown security, citywide crime statistics

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 19, 2022 4:46 PM CT | Published: April 19, 2022 4:46 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn &ldquo;CJ&rdquo; Davis said the department will increase staffing Downtown in the aftermath of a deadly shooting in front of the Green Room on Beale Street on April 10.&nbsp;</strong>(Patrick Lantrip/The Daily Memphian file)

Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis said the department will increase staffing Downtown in the aftermath of a deadly shooting in front of the Green Room on Beale Street on April 10. (Patrick Lantrip/The Daily Memphian file)

Throughout the city, gun-related arrests, gun thefts, and gun seizures have increased for the year. 

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Chief Cerelyn "CJ" Davis Memphis Police Department City Council Beale Street Downtown crime stats
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. 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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