Office of Violence Prevention Archives

Ald. Ashanti Hamilton appointed director of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention

August 18, 2022

They’re big shoes to fill as Milwaukee experiences rising violent crime, particularly gun violence, in city streets. Alderman Ashanti Hamilton of the 1st District will lead Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention (OVP), after the mayor’s office fired former Director Arnitta Holliman earlier this month amid ever-worsening rates of violent crime plaguing the city. Mayor Cavalier… [Read More]

Reggie Moore leaving Office of Violence Prevention

April 15, 2021

Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Kristen Johnson praised Reggie Moore, director of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention during a virtual press conference on Monday, April 12, 2021 at which it was announced that Moore would be leaving the position at the end of the month. The Office of Violence Prevention is part… [Read More]