Predicting and preventing domestic homicide, Milwaukee housing acquisition funds

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A blue home is mid-renovation. Yellow caution tape blocks off the front yard.
Reginald Reed and his team work on this home Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Milwaukee, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

First, we speak with the national administrator of the Lethality Assessment Program about key indicators that tip law enforcement on possible future domestic homicides. Then, we hear from a member of Milwaukee-based ACTS Housing on using acquisition funds to combat a housing crisis.

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Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Darrell Holly Guest
  • Dorothy York Guest

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