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Building Up the Fabric of the Community to Curb Violence

Sara Stathas
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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