The city is slowly moving forward with body and car cameras for its police officers, but a timetable for full implementation is still uncertain.

By Jody Callahan of The Commercial Appeal The city is slowly moving forward with body and car cameras for its police officers, but a timetable for full implementation is still uncertain. That was the word from Mayor Jim Strickland at a public forum about body cameras held at the University of Memphis Wednesday afternoon. The […]

FSC staff provides information and helpful advice about safe custody exchanges and much more.

Sunday night’s deadly officer-involved shooting is fueling a discussion about how to safely conduct a child custody exchange. The TBI said an off-duty officer was witnessing one such exchange at a Shell Gas Station in East Memphis when an altercation broke out sparking the shooting.

Private Violence Screening at Malco Studio on the Square

The Family Safety Center is excited to screen Private Violence, a documentary by filmmaker Cynthia Hill that shatters the brutality of a common logic – why doesn’t she just leave? – through the eyes of two survivors. As we kick off National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we hope you will join us as we watch […]