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Milwaukee’s Homicide Rate Has Doubled

Milwaukee’s Homicide Rate Has Doubled

86 homicides already in 2020, versus 43 at same point in 2019.

Suspected Sex Trafficking House Burned

Suspected Sex Trafficking House Burned

Crowd surrounds house at 40th and Lloyd believed to be connected to missing children.

Thousands March While Attorney In Custody For Spitting In Protester’s Face

Thousands March While Attorney In Custody For Spitting In Protester’s Face

Giannis and other Bucks players show up at one of seven marches.

Nate Hamilton Joins the March
City Officials Grill Police on Tactics

City Officials Grill Police on Tactics

Still more questions on 6th and McKinley, as council, mayor disagree with police tactics.

Marches Multiply, Council Will Investigate Curfew, Police Response

Marches Multiply, Council Will Investigate Curfew, Police Response

Group openly carrying rifles joins late march, car caravan later takes over.

How to Protest During a Pandemic

How to Protest During a Pandemic

Local health officials offers do's and don'ts that could save your life.

Peaceful March Ends at 3 a.m. Near Capitol Dr.

Peaceful March Ends at 3 a.m. Near Capitol Dr.

March goes over 15 miles, including through Whitefish Bay, Shorewood and Glendale, before ending back in Milwaukee.

Activist Blasts Those Committing Violence

Activist Blasts Those Committing Violence

But protest leader Vaun Mayes also criticizes church leaders, other march organizers.

Pastors Lead Peaceful Protest, But Second March Draws Police in Riot Gear

Pastors Lead Peaceful Protest, But Second March Draws Police in Riot Gear

A tale of two marches, one with songs of unity, another with a standoff between marchers and dozens of police officers.

Domestic Violence Surging In Milwaukee

Domestic Violence Surging In Milwaukee

Reports up 28% in April. Officials urge those in unsafe homes to turn to community resources for help.

How Grassroots Groups Mobilized for Election

How Grassroots Groups Mobilized for Election

Driving city voters to polls, providing masks and delivering absentee ballots on election day.

Milwaukee Health Department launches campaign to increase awareness around COVID-19 and best practices for staying healthy
Youth Orgs Staying Connected Remotely

Youth Orgs Staying Connected Remotely

Staying in touch with youth, connecting them with resources, in the age of social distancing.

Molson Coors Shooting Restarts Gun Debate

Molson Coors Shooting Restarts Gun Debate

Democrat legislators speak up about gun safety reforms.

City Hall: Homicides Down 33% Since 2015
City Hall

Homicides Down 33% Since 2015

New approach with many stakeholders paying off, but work nowhere near done, says mayor.

City of Milwaukee offers its Support to Camille Mays and Family
Press Release

City of Milwaukee offers its Support to Camille Mays and Family

The Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention calls on the community to come together for justice in this case and an end gun violence in our city.

City Hall: Anonymous Crime Reporting Service Launches
City Hall

Anonymous Crime Reporting Service Launches

"Crime doesn't pay, but Crime Stoppers does," says Alderwoman Chantia Lewis.

Violence Prevention Director to testify on Capitol Hill regarding the city’s efforts to combat gun violence
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Violence Prevention Director to testify on Capitol Hill regarding the city’s efforts to combat gun violence

Reggie Moore, Director of the City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention will testify in front of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

The Race to Curb Speeding in Milwaukee

The Race to Curb Speeding in Milwaukee

Despite recent dangerous crashes, Milwaukee Police are not making changes to the department’s vehicle pursuit policy, officials say.

New Program Uses “Violence Interrupters”

New Program Uses “Violence Interrupters”

414 Life Program trains “interrupters" to combat city’s gun violence.

NEWaukee to Host Event Featuring Local, State Representatives Next Thursday
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NEWaukee to Host Event Featuring Local, State Representatives Next Thursday

Political Open Mic with Bridge the City to Include Justice Rebecca Dallet, State Representative Evan Goyke, District Attorney John T. Chisholm and more

City Hall: Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech
City Hall

Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech

Mayor touts employers coming to city, The Hop's launch and a friendly governor.

Alma Center Battles Recidivism

Alma Center Battles Recidivism

North Side community group’s program aims to help ex-offenders, curb crime.

Reggie Moore’s ‘Blueprint for Peace’

Reggie Moore’s ‘Blueprint for Peace’

Head of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention talks trauma with journalist Mike Gousha.

Police Relations in Sherman Park Still An Issue

Police Relations in Sherman Park Still An Issue

Capt. Willie Murphy of District 7 is working to rebuild trust in the neighborhood.

City’s Homicides Way Down in 2018

City’s Homicides Way Down in 2018

Right now at 19 percent fewer homicides and 16 percent fewer non-fatal shootings. Why?

Good Mentors Can Prevent Youth Violence

Good Mentors Can Prevent Youth Violence

Experts at MU panel say positive relationships with adults helps deter violence by youth.

City’s Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Community Campaign to Call for an End to Gun Violence
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City’s Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Community Campaign to Call for an End to Gun Violence

Campaign efforts promote pride and peace throughout the Milwaukee community; empower residents

Youth Council Works to Curb Violence

Youth Council Works to Curb Violence

The Youth Council called for a cease-fire over the Labor Day weekend.

City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Local Trauma Surgeons to Empower Community to ‘Stop the Bleed’
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City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Partners with Local Trauma Surgeons to Empower Community to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Stop the Bleed is a national campaign to train bystanders for emergencies.

City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Takes Community Approach to End Violence in Milwaukee
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City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Takes Community Approach to End Violence in Milwaukee

Community-led safety strategy sessions to take action against a deadly August

Milwaukee County Endorses Blueprint for Peace
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Milwaukee County Endorses Blueprint for Peace

"The Blueprint for Peace is an audacious plan to reduce violence and build stronger, resilient communities."

Community Reacts to Driver’s Departure

Community Reacts to Driver’s Departure

MPS Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver announced her last day will be July 6, 2018.

Black-Led Groups Get Fewer City Grants

Black-Led Groups Get Fewer City Grants

Report finds more Community Grants for white-led non-profits in black neighborhoods. Why?

Mayor Tom Barrett, City Leaders Call For Gun Safety from Children
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Mayor Tom Barrett, City Leaders Call For Gun Safety from Children

Partnership Seeks to Prevent Accidental Gun Related Deaths and Injuries Involving Children

Police Need to Improve, Critics Charge

Police Need to Improve, Critics Charge

Attendees at south side summit say police relationship with community is broken.

Multi-Agency Collaboration Releases Sex Trafficking Report
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Multi-Agency Collaboration Releases Sex Trafficking Report

Analysis of incidents of sex trafficking in Milwaukee seeks to inform further responses to trafficking

Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Meeting at Washington Park Library discusses ideas for violence prevention plan.

$100,000 Grant for Violence Prevention Plan

$100,000 Grant for Violence Prevention Plan

Bader Philanthropies grant helps fund effort pushed by Health Commissioner Bevan Baker.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked
Eyes on Milwaukee

Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked

A blueprint for change or too vague and hard to understand? Council members wrangle.

City’s Anti-Violence Effort Stalls

City’s Anti-Violence Effort Stalls

Office of Violence Prevention’s plan was due in June. Donovan, others criticize delay.

Federal Grant Funds Anti-Violence Programs

Federal Grant Funds Anti-Violence Programs

City won $5 million grant, subcontracts with seven groups on anti-violence programs.

The administration owes the residents of this city a public safety plan
Press Release

The administration owes the residents of this city a public safety plan

Statement from Alderman Bob Donovan - August 29, 2017

A Call For Proactive Community-based Violence Prevention

A Call For Proactive Community-based Violence Prevention

In 2017, there have been 66 homicides in Milwaukee.

The Man Who Combats Violence

The Man Who Combats Violence

Problem impacts everyone, says Reggie Moore, who runs Office of Violence Prevention.

City Launches Effort To Combat Violence

City Launches Effort To Combat Violence

100 attendees from across spectrum of the community attend strategic planning session.

Mayor Barrett Launches Violence Prevention Planning Process
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Mayor Barrett Launches Violence Prevention Planning Process

Comprehensive planning process aimed at reducing violence, guiding citywide investment begins

Racism Led to Violent Weekend, Residents Say

Racism Led to Violent Weekend, Residents Say

Poverty, segregation, racial profiling by police all led to explosion, they note.

City “Can’t Police” Away Its Violence

City “Can’t Police” Away Its Violence

Local leaders call for comprehensive solution to gun violence in Milwaukee.

Final session in series of special Public Safety Committee meetings set for Monday
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Final session in series of special Public Safety Committee meetings set for Monday

The effort is part of a larger Common Council initiative to engage community members, civic leaders and police in combatting the epidemic of criminal activity in the City of Milwaukee.

Safe Zones Expanding in City

Safe Zones Expanding in City

City-funded specialists handle violence prevention, conflict resolution in high-crime areas.

Rep. Bowen to host Emergency Public Forum on Juvenile Corrections Reform

Contribution to David Crowley of $100

Rep. Bowen to host Emergency Public Forum on Juvenile Corrections Reform
Press Release

Rep. Bowen to host Emergency Public Forum on Juvenile Corrections Reform

Calls for immediate solutions to reduce youth recidivism

Mayor Barrett Appoints New Director of the Office of Violence Prevention
Press Release

Mayor Barrett Appoints New Director of the Office of Violence Prevention

Reggie Moore to lead efforts to address root causes of violence, build communitywide response

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Contribution to Milele A. Coggs of $97

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $50

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Contribution to Chantia Lewis of $100

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Contribution to David Crowley of $200

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Black Leaders Say Joblessness Among Black Men is Rooted in Racism

Summit explores the causes of high black male unemployment in Milwaukee.

New App Links Teens to After-School Programs

New App Links Teens to After-School Programs

Beyond the Bell mobile app created by UWM App Brewery and non-profit Center for Youth Engagement.

Mapping Milwaukee for Teens

Mapping Milwaukee for Teens

New project hopes to map 325 activities and resources in the city for bored teens.