Foreclosures, Section 8 Housing, and Memphis Crime 

What Blue Crush has done to crime is what criminologist Richard Janikowski hopes new data will do for the city's growing number of transitional neighborhoods.

The Blue Crush initiative, which began in 2005, uses crime data to target hot spots. Janikowski, along with wife Phyllis Betts, hopes data on foreclosures, Section 8 vouchers, and vacant homes can help the city identify vulnerable neighborhoods ...

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