LISC Milwaukee and Safe & Sound to Host the 71st Crime Prevention Awards on February 5, 2020
January 7, 2020 – Milwaukee, WI The 71st Annual Crime Prevention Awards will be on Wednesday, February 5th at the Wisconsin Club to recognize private residents and law enforcement professionals who, through their special contributions to crime prevention, have made the greater Milwaukee area a better place to live and work. Registration is now open at https://conta.cc/2FuZFkc.
The event is organized by LISC Milwaukee and Safe & Sound, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to safe and thriving neighborhoods in the Milwaukee area, in partnership with law enforcement agencies. The event is generously sponsored by AAA Wisconsin, Presenting Sponsor and the Salvation Army of Milwaukee County, Community Action Sponsor. Recognized for their exemplary crime prevention efforts in the community the following organizations and individuals:
- Burnham Park Task Force
- Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative
- Milwaukee Police District 4 Faith Based Organizations
- Travis Hope
- Assistant City Attorney Heather Hecimovich Hough, City Attorney’s Office
- Kaul Avenue Neighborhood Development Organization (KANDO)
- Officer Lawson Murrell, Milwaukee Police Department – District 7
- Near West Side Partners
- Auxiliary OFC Melvin L. Reese, Salvation Army of Milwaukee County
- Deputy Kristine Rodriguez, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office
- Officer Michael Ward, Milwaukee Police Department – District 6
LISC’s (Local Initiative Support Corporation) is both place-based and comprehensive. Where some see risk, we see opportunity. LISC makes targeted investments in Milwaukee neighborhood organizations and projects for the purpose of creating communities of choice where families with modest means can live with price and have access to quality, affordable housing, and adequate community and retail service.
SAFE & SOUND
Safe & Sound is a Milwaukee non-profit that works to bridge the gap between law enforcement and residents to foster a sense of ownership that results in safer neighborhoods. In partnership with law enforcement, Safe & Sound neighborhood teams implement strategic neighborhood engagement and programming that brings neighbors together to create a sense of collective efficacy and improve public safety. Over the past 22 years, Safe & Sound has developed a nationally recognized, effective model that is successful in improving public safety in targeted Milwaukee neighborhoods.
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