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Awards and Recognition

Community Leadership Award

Community Leadership Award

Mallory O'Brien, Homicide Review Commission Director, was awarded the 2010 FBI Director's Community Leadership Award.  She received the award at a special ceremony at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2011. 

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Outstanding Service By a Research Partner

Agency: Project Safe Neighborhoods
Received: September 18, 2007


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Outstanding Population Health Practice Paper

Agency: Wisconsin Population Health Institute
Received: 2007



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References in the Popular Press

A Data Driven Approach to Prevention

National Center for Justice Planning

Fatal Shooting Brings 2013 City Homicide Total to 106

January 1, 2014 - Journal Sentinel

How to Stop Mass Incarceration

May 11, 2015 Issue - The New Yorker

Mayor Mitch Dials Milwaukee For Murder Rate Help

November 22, 2011 - NOLA Defender

Midsummer murder by The Economist

August 15, 2015 - The Economist

Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission Rated "Effective" By CrimeSolutions

Milwaukee (Wis.) -- The Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission attempts to reduce homicides and nonfatal shootings through a multilevel, multidisciplinary and multiagency homicide review process. The commission's goals are to establish and support homicide prevention and intervention strategies using strategic problem analysis.

After assessing the available evidence, the CrimeSolutions.Gov team rated the program as "Effective" for homicide reduction. "Effective" is the highest possible rating given by CrimeSolutions.Gov.

Milwaukee Killings Fall to 23-year Low

December 31, 2008 - Journal Sentinel

Police note rise in homicides in which victims have records

September 3, 2007 - Arizona Republic News

Report says homicides in Milw. up 15% from 2012

March 10, 2014 - Fox 6 News Milwaukee

Reporting Background of Crime Victims Should be Respectful

September 4, 2010 - Journal Sentinel

The Power of Ten

Center for Urban Population Health

The 'whys' Help Society Address Crime

July 22, 2009 - Journal Sentinel

What Do We Get Out of Homicide Reviews?

The Police Chief Magazine

Why So Many Milwaukee Homicides?

May 21, 2009 - TMJ4

77 youths sexually exploited in Milwaukee

August 5, 2013 - Journal Sentinel

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