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28 Square Miles of Milwaukee

District Four encompasses 28.8 square miles with a population of approximately 94,000 residents.

The largest district in Milwaukee by area, District Four lies in the northwest corner of the city. Larger residential lots make up spacious subdivisions. Business, industrial and commercial parks line the perimeters.

An abundance of greenspace fills the district. District Four is the farthest district from downtown, yet, with its hard-working culture is just as much Milwaukee as a cream city brick.

The District Four Police Station
is located at 6929 W Silver Spring Dr.

MPD in District Four

Tactics, programs and community outreach used by the police department throughout the district.

community prosecution unit

Community Prosecution Unit

The MPD works closely with community organizers, aldermen and the Department of Neighborhood Service (DNS) to target quality of life issues and help address long term issues specific to the district.

neighborhood walks

Neighborhood Walks

The CPU team walk the neighborhood with aldermen and community organizers to make both businesses and residents feel safe and educate the community on safety and security.

hmong task force

Hmong Task Force

Established two years ago, The Hmong Task Force was set up to help build better relationships between the Hmong community and the MPD.

foot beats

Foot Beats & Bicycle Patrols

This allows officers to have more direct contact and increased visibility in business areas and heavily travelled corridors to establish strong relationships with business owners.

events

District Events

The MPD partners with community leaders to host events that help improve community relations. Events like National Night Out, Safe Summer Kickoff, a Back-to-School initiative, a Halloween event and a Christmas event.

District Four 2017 Crime Stats vs. Previous Year

Versus the previous year, decreases in burglary (-4%), theft (-11%), and armed robberies (-9%).

4%

Burglary

11%

Theft

9%

Armed Robbery

Community Leaders

Liz Hammer

Community Developer, HEDC

Liz Hammer is a lifelong Milwaukee resident. She is the Community Developer with Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation (HEDC). Liz is a part of District Four’s Neighborhood Safety Team that meets biweekly to address nuisance properties and neighborhood concerns. Liz takes each challenge as her own responsibility and follows through until it is resolved. Crime reduction is a major issue throughout the neighborhood. She is diligent in making sure that she is available to all of her community contacts, thus creating a 24/7 accessibility to her when concerns arise. Her involvement, perseverance and leadership in the Milwaukee community is unmatched.

Community
Organizations

Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound’s mission is to unite residents, youth, law enforcement and community resources to build safe and empowered neighborhoods.
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MPD Resources

Various MPD organizations and community programs are available to assist a variety of communities across Milwaukee.

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