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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 25, 2018
New U.S. Attorney for West Tennessee Michael Dunavant said his office will be reinvigorating an anti-gun crime initiative in Memphis and Shelby County, The Commercial Appeal reports. The task force, called Project Safe Neighborhoods, is comprised of investigators and attorneys that meet each week to review crimes involving firearms and examine whether a conviction in court could bring the maximum sentence. Enthusiasm for the initiative cooled in 2010 as resources were diverted to other needs.