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Milwaukee police launch 'Rewaukee' project to improve community relations

Posted at 12:01 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 13:38:28-04

The Milwaukee Police Department has launched its "ReWaukee Project" with the hope of improving community-police relations.

The department said the project will "focus on fostering community engagement and incorporating collaborative input and partnership." The slogan for the project is “Reform. Reimagine. Rebuild.”

"The first initiative under the ReWaukee Project is hosting numerous 'speak out' sessions where all members of the community are invited to discuss the various issues involving police-community issues in a virtual format. Each group will be limited to under a dozen participants, be facilitated through a Milwaukee nonprofit and be documented by a professional consultant. The consultant will produce the results in a report that will be released publicly," said the department.

To enroll in the first session, email

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