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Preliminary downtown security footprint released for 2020 Democratic National Convention

Posted at 11:44 AM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 23:21:50-05

MILWAUKEE — Police Chief Alfonso Morales announced a tentative security footprint for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Friday.

Morales stressed that the boundaries are not a hard perimeter, and are still subject to change.

The north end of the boundary will be on Cherry Street, with the south and on Clybourn St. The west end will be N. 10th St., and the east end will be Water St.

City announces security footprint for DNC

This is a rough approximation of what the footprint may look like:

No businesses will be forced to close during the DNC, Mayor Tom Barrett said at the news conference. You can see more information and a list of frequently asked questions at

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