Guest column: We need a sense of urgency to curb gun violence

By  and , Guest Columnist Updated: June 01, 2022 11:55 AM CT | Published: June 01, 2022 11:55 AM CT
Bill Gibbons
Guest Columnist

Bill Gibbons

Bill Gibbons is president of the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission and executive director of the Public Safety Institute at the University of Memphis. Previously, he was commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and district attorney for Shelby County. He has also served on the Memphis City Council and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.

Buddy Chapman
Guest Columnist

Buddy Chapman

E. Winslow “Buddy” Chapman is executive director of CrimeStoppers and served formerly as director of the Memphis Police Department.

“There is no one easy, quick answer to the challenge of gun violence, but there are some common sense steps that could make a significant dent.”

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