“I believe in justice,” reads today’s top comment on the “community-driven reporting project” Homicide Watch D.C. The comment, featured prominently on the front page of the site, comes from a woman whose mother is one of the many homicide victims found each year in Washington D.C. Those four words are especially poignant, and speak to the thesis of the entire Homicide Watch project: giving a voice to the families of victims whose murders may otherwise go unreported and unsolved.

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