Mission Statement

The Center for Community Criminology and Research (CCCR) is housed within the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice at The University of Memphis, Lambuth Campus, Jackson, TN. The mission of the CCCR is threefold.

First, the CCCR serves as a clearing house for the dissemination of information for those interested in achieving a reduction in crime and delinquency.

Second, the CCCR provides sound statistical information in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of local, county, and state social justice/criminal justice systems.

Finally, the CCCR facilitates low cost professional development opportunities for the benefit of social justice/criminal justice agencies at the local, county, state, and regional levels.

For more information regarding The Center for Community Criminology and Research (CCCR), please contact Dr. Sheri Jenkins Keenan, Coordinator, The University of Memphis, Lambuth, 705 Lambuth Boulevard, Varnell-Jones Hall, Suite 200, Jackson, Tennessee 38301, (731) 425-1921. Sheri.Jenkins.Keenan@memphis.edu