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Building Up the Fabric of the Community to Curb Violence

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Sara Stathas
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Office of Violence Prevention director Reggie Moore.

After some notably violent years, the homicide rate in Milwaukee has declined a bit over the last two years.  And while there are a complex set of factors that play into that dynamic, the city has made a concerted effort to develop a strategy to curb the cycle of violence.

One key player has been the head of the city’s Office of Violence Prevention.  Reggie Moore has been on the job for a couple of years - he’s been featured in stories and segments on WUWM.  But he’s also the subject of a profile in the May issue of Milwaukee Magazine.  Writer Zach Brooke joined us by phone to share his reporting:

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