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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Oct 23, 2018
The homicide rate in Memphis fell by 17.6 percent compared to this time in 2017, The Commercial Appeal reports. The numbers come from a new report released by the University of Memphis Public Safety Institute and the Memphis Shelby County Crime Commission. The report also showed a decline in robberies both in Memphis and all of Shelby County, with decreases of 12.4 percent and 11.3 percent, respectively. Reported rape cases decreased by 18.2 percent in Memphis, and 16.6 percent across Shelby County.