MPD: Beale St. Bucks program dropped crime 30 percent - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MPD: Beale St. Bucks program dropped crime 30 percent

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Police said Beale Street Bucks have decreased crime by 30 percent.

That number is compared to last year, from June 11 through September 17.

June 11 is when the Beale Street Bucks program was enacted.

Organizers said the program is seasonal.

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