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Violence Prevention in Memphis and Shelby County

Collaboration Purpose

The City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee have developed three interwoven collaborative initiatives—Operation: Safe Community, the Memphis Youth Violence Prevention Plan, and the Defending Childhood Initiative—which focus on reducing crime, preventing youth violence, and minimizing violence experienced by children and youth, all with the goal of increasing the prosperity of their community and the quality of life of their residents.