Rallings calls for 30 days without killing

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. --  Monday morning we saw him issue a plea for peace just like he did the previous night.

"If you know someone, I want you to talk to those individuals. Ask for thirty days of no killing," said Interim Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings.

Thirty days is a long time, especially in a city that sometimes logs multiple homicides in a day.

"I think it'll be really tough to happen today," said Rich Carter.

"We can do it," said Frederick Burton. " We can do it with our hands tied behind our back."

"It's not possible to even go on for one day here," said Wendy Dees.

She was one of the skeptics who said going that long without a homicide is just wishful thinking.

"It's also sad that you've got to offer that; just go 30 days without any violence."

Burton said it's entirely possible.

In fact, he said we can do better.

"If we can challenge ourselves to do 30 days, let`s go beyond that and do another 30, maybe 90."

No new homicides were reported on Monday.

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