Noon Wednesday: Milwaukee's Historic Violence During the Pandemic
By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now
October 13, 2021 • Southeast Region
Most large cities across the country have seen a rise in homicides and other violent crimes during the pandemic, and this trend is particularly acute in Milwaukee as its murder rate reaches a historic level in 2021. Jamaal Smith and Kweku TeAngelo Cargile Jr. from the city's Office of Violence Prevention discuss their work to interrupt and impede violent behaviors.