Homicide Watch

TaglineReinventing the homicide beat for the digital age
Year Founded2010
Type or CoverageInvestigative
StateDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington D.C.
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesNational Ads
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesTraining
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)1
Staff Size (Editorial)1
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsHomicide Watch Trenton (in partnership with the Trentonian and Digital First Media) and Homicide Watch Chicago (in partnership with the Chicago Sun-Times)
Mappin LocationWashington D.C. - District of Columbia
Principal StaffLaura Amico
Principal StaffChris Amico
DescriptionMico Briscoe. Black. Male. 18. Shot on November 26 2011. Marcellus J. Darnaby aka “Boom.” Black. Male. 32. Shot on June 15 2011. Lucki Nancy Pannell. Black. Female. 18. Shot on February 19 2011. These are just a few of the 152 homicides currently listed on HomicideWatchDC.org. In the coming months and years that number is sure to increase. Since September 2010 Laura Amico the site’s founder has tracked every single homicide that has occurred in Washington D.C. from the day that it occurred until the perpetrator’s arrest and conviction. [Profile updated April 17 2013]
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2012/03/homicide-watch.php