With community crime poll, perceptions match reality

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 27, 2023 5:02 PM CT | Published: June 27, 2023 4:00 AM CT

“The perception is that crime is up. But the reality is that crime is up,” said Bill Gibbons, president of the Memphis-Shelby Crime Commission. “No doubt about it.”


Bill Gibbons Ben Adams Shelby County Commissioner Britney Thornton Miska Clay Bibbs Subscriber Only Public Safety Poll

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. 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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