Quality of Life

Public Safety Issue: Concealed Carry Bill SB 169

Safety in the Neighborhood. MHNA, in conjunction with other neighborhood associations on the East Side, is registering opposition to this proposed change in state law.  The proposed law would remove the requirement to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon and would remove all required gun safety training. We urge members to send comments to legislators today. – MHNA Board ————————————— Dear Friends This email

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Public Safety Survey

Public Safety Survey From Common Council President and 1st District Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Welcome Community Members, Civic leaders and community partners across the city have been engaged in a robust conversation around public safety.  We welcome your input as you and others help shape the outcome of public safety policy in the City of Milwaukee. I invite you to take this opportunity to share

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Notes from August Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came out to the August MHNA meeting.  We had some excellent speakers and had a great turnout.  Here are a few key pieces of information you may find useful as we transition into fall. UWM Dean of Students The Dean of Students office intends to continue its practice of proactive messaging to students as well as a protocol of mandatory dean’s

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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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Update on recent carjackings – from Ald. Kovac and Capt. Moore

  From: Moore, Eric Sent: Friday, December 11, 2015 3:11 PM To: Kovac, Nik Subject: Fw: Subject Terrell CARVER criminal complaint 12-11-2015   Good Afternoon Alderman Kovak, Please see in the listed attachment, a Criminal Complaint filed early this afternoon, charging Terrell M. Carver, 05/01/1992, with the following offenses in connection with the carjacking offense that occurred on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at 2535 North Prospect Ave., (female

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UWM Grant Period Activity

Officer Kline from MPD District 1 sent a note regarding the fall nuisance activity. From his note: Here are the citations that were issued in the Murray Hill area last weekend alone:   – 12 citations for excessive noise – 5 citations for underage drinking – 1 citation for contributing to the delinquency – 2 traffic related offenses   We had our weekly UWM

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Important: New Procedures for Calling for Police Service

Neighbors, Attached is a document prepared by MPD District 1 Captain Thiele that outlines the new procedures that residents are to follow for calling for police service.  This guidance replaces the Report It, Record It policy.  Please note that when calling the non-emergency number to request service, you may request a citation be issued and District 1 officers will follow up on that request

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Important: New Guidance on Report It, Record It

Neighbors, At the MHNA Special Meeting held on Tuesday this week, we learned of some important changes to the suggested method of calling for police services. While MPD plans to release a description of the new reporting system within the next few weeks, the operating policy is to call the non-emergency police number – 414-933-4444 – to report noise nuisance calls.  You will reach a telecommunicator who will

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Dealing with nuisance behavior

Murray Hill residents regularly comment on a variety of nuisance behaviors they experience – noisy groups passing through the neighborhood, loud parties, property theft, destruction of flower beds, overturning trash bins, speeding cars… Some people wonder if they should wait for a party to settle down.  Or they think perhaps that trampling the tulips isn’t all that bad, or that tipping garbage carts onto

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Adopt-A-Block

Dear MHNA Member, In our ongoing efforts to help keep the Murray Hill neighborhood clean and attractive, MHNA is resurrecting the “Adopt-A-Block” program. Here’s how it works: 1.  you let us know if you’d like to be supplied with a trash grabber – a long-handled pick-up device for light litter and trash items; 2.  you specify which block(s) in the Murray Hill area you

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