Why do we need to reduce crime and how do we do it?

By , Guest Columnist Published: November 24, 2018 3:57 PM CT
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.

Downtown development is booming, with new announcements occurring, it seems, almost daily. 


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