Downtown & The East Side.
District One comprises a 5.1 square mile area of Milwaukee's Downtown and East Side with a district population in excess of 45,000 people.
The Hoan Bridge
Connecting the Bay View neighborhood to downtown, the bridge was opened to traffic in 1977 and has become an iconic symbol of the city.
MPD in District One
Tactics, programs and community outreach used by the police department throughout the district.
Foot Beats & Bicycle Patrols
This allows officers more direct contact with the community and helps to better serve the business and entertainment districts in downtown Milwaukee.
Officers in the evening are assigned to patrol areas with large concentrations of restaurants and bars in District One. The officers' goal is to provide a safe environment for patrons to enjoy these areas.
Serving the lakefront and river areas of District One. Officers work to maintain boating safety and to provide search and rescue services, helping boaters in distress and ensure safe watercraft operation. This unit is especially focused on water safety during large events like 4th of July Fireworks.
Mainly working downtown to provide support to patrolling officers, The Mounted Patrol support safety efforts and crowd management during festivals and other highly attended events.
Homeless Outreach Team
Officers work with homeless individuals to help them receive support, services, and ultimately housing options. Their focus is not to arrest or cite individuals, but to help them break the cycle of homelessness. They often provide clothing, food and hygiene items to the homeless who otherwise may go without.
District One 2017 Crime Stats vs. Previous Year
Versus the previous year, decreases in robberies (-14%), armed robberies (-18%), and motor vehicle thefts (-20%).
Motor Vehicle Theft
Explore the Districts
Downtown East Side, UWM, Central Business District
The Southside Walker’s Point, Mitchell Park, Cesar Chavez Drive
The West Side Marquette, Miller Brewery, Milwaukee County Zoo
Northwest Milwaukee Spacious Subdivisions, Commercial Parks
The North Side Riverwest, Harambee, Bronzeville, Brewers Hill
Southwest Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, Uncas Park
Northwest Milwaukee Nash Park, Enderis Park, Grasslyn Manor, Sherman Park