City Notices

Crime Update from Alderman Kovac

From Alderman Kovac: Dear Neighbors, Here is the latest data from our District 1 police: In the six week period from early November until mid December there were nine carjackings in District 1 (Downtown and the East Side). Towards the end of that six week period, in early December, we began the Robbery Task Force which focused increased patrol and investigatory resources in response

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13 Carjacking Arrests

City-wide carjacking update Police Officer Jose Alba from Milwaukee Police Department Milwaukee police arrested 13 people — including 11 juveniles — in four carjacking cases in an 18-hour span, department officials said in a social media post Friday. The flurry of arrests comes as Milwaukee police and suburban agencies continue to focus on carjackings in a specialized task force. The task force has arrested about 115 people

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Another carjacking

Originally posted by MPD Officer Alba on NextDoor. Journal-Sentinel story is here. Carjacking Update from Capt. Eric Moore, District #1. As a number of you all are already aware, on Friday, January 15th at 5:40 PM a 44 year old Milwaukee woman pulled up in front of her residence in the 2900 block of N Farwell Avenue when several teenagers pulled up in a

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COPS Community Town Hall Meeting

Help enhance and improve the Milwaukee Police Department by participating in this important, interactive community event on Thursday, January 21 from 6-8PM at the Central Milwaukee Public Library. The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) wants to hear your perspectives, concerns, and suggestions regarding the Milwaukee Police Department and its interaction with the Milwaukee community. Your participation in

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Recent carjacking – additional detail

Captain Moore has provided additional detail regarding recent carjacking. On Monday, January 4, 2016, at approximately 6:20AM, in the 2900 block of N. Farwell Avenue, a 56 year-old Franklin (WI) woman parked her Toyota SUV in front of her son’s residence.  As she was sitting in her vehicle, she observed a dark auto drive past her several times (in a northerly direction on N.

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Carjacking Warning

Carjacking on Farwell Ave. This summary is from Police Officer Jose Alba at District One. Prelim. Inv. entry (1/4/2016 7:17 AM): Victim parked her vehicle in front of her son’s residence located at above address. Victim was sitting inside her vehicle and observed the suspect vehicle drive past her several times northbound on North Farwell Avenue. At one point, suspect vehicle made a U-Turn,

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Holiday Recycling

City of Milwaukee Offers Recycling and “E-Cycling” Tips For the Holidays The holidays usually mean lots of leftovers, cans, bottles, gift boxes, wrapping paper and of course, the tree! The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works encourages all City residents to recycle the usual bottles, cans and cardboard boxes, but what about those unique holiday items? What holiday items can be recycled? Greeting

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2016 Overnight Parking Permits Now On Sale

City of Milwaukee residents who wish to park their vehicles overnight on City streets can buy their 2016 annual virtual parking permits and 4-month, first trimester permits as of today, December 18, 2015. When residents buy the annual or 4-month overnight permit, there is no physical sticker for their vehicles.  Instead, customers will receive a confirmation number, and their license plate becomes their permit. 

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Winter Parking Now in Effect

Winter parking regulations for the City of Milwaukee take effect Tuesday, December 1, 2015 and remain in effect through Tuesday, March 1, 2016. During this winter period, most residential streets require alternate side night parking, but there are exceptions to the rule. For example, overnight parking is prohibited on major arterial streets and bus routes. These streets are not posted “no overnight parking.” Posted

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3rd District Town Hall Meeting

Dear Neighbor, Alderman Nik Kovac invites you to attend a 3rd District town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2nd at the East Library (2320 N Cramer Street). This meeting will include a chance to meet Captain Eric Moore, the new Captain for MPD’s 1st District (which covers the Eastside and Downtown). The Captain will discuss recent crime trends in the area

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