Curbing the gang violence ‘epidemic’ is Memphis’ priority

By  and , Guest Columnist Updated: November 05, 2019 8:23 AM CT | Published: November 05, 2019 4:05 AM CT
Amy Weirich
Guest Columnist

Amy Weirich

Amy Weirich is district attorney general for Tennessee’s 30th Judicial District (Shelby County).

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.

The Kelly Report submitted to the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission recommends expanding the Multi-Agency Gang Unit and ramping up data-driven policing to address gang violence.

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Amy Weirich Bill Gibbons Kelly Report Memphis Shelby Crime Commission Multi-Agency Gang Unit

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