Memphis crime trends during the first quarter of 2020

On Behalf of | May 6, 2020 | Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes, Murder Charges |

The Memphis Shelby County Crime Commission has provided its report for the first quarter of 2020, detailing an interesting mix of crime trends within Memphis and Shelby County.  Though these months have been anything but typical, the overall crime rate in Memphis remained largely the same.

Crimes such as property theft, motor vehicle theft, and domestic violence saw a slight reduction, while more violent crimes such as homicide and robbery actually saw an increase when compared to the same months last year. Homicide increased by 18.9% within Memphis, and 21.2% within Shelby County altogether. Robberies also increased by 21.2%.

At the Law Office of Massey, Mcclusky, Mcclusky & Fuchs, we believe that any Defendant who has been accused of a crime, especially something as major as homicide or robbery, deserves a fair trial.  Just as important, he or she deserve the best, most aggressive representation possible.  We provide expert, aggressive representation in the courtroom.  However, some cases just do not receive a fair trial. That is why we also specialize in filing appeals after a conviction. We are not afraid to push the limits of a case as far as legally possible in order to ensure you are treated fairly, and justice is correctly served.

Our firm represents Defendants in all types of crimes.  We have the knowledge, experience, and expertise to help make sure you are granted every right you have to its full expectation. You will always be treated with respect and dignity when you are our client. We not only care about the outcome of your case, but we care about you. Let us help you get your life back.


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