Do you want to start a block watch group? Are you looking for your neighborhood or district contacts? Do you have a problem and want to know how to handle it and what your options are? Safe & Sound offers many online resources to help. If you don’t find what you are looking for, visit the staff page to find a Safe & Sound team member in your area.


Safe & Sound offers fee-for-service technical assistance to organizations, police departments, and municipalities interested in implementing creative and collaborative public safety solutions. Utilizing years of effective community engagement and cross-sector partnerships, Safe & Sound Technical Assistance operates as a force multiplier for community leaders. We have the time, energy and expertise to conduct interviews, research best practices, create a menu of implementation services and possible approaches, coach leadership and distill our findings into recommendations for next steps.   Safe & Sound envisions a safe neighborhood for everyone. If you are interested in Safe & Sound Technical Assistance, please contact Bree Spencer, Director of Evaluation & Technical Assistance at 414.221.6701 or  

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The 27th Street West Drug Free Coalition is a community coalition based in the 53208 zip code on Milwaukee’s west side. The coalition’s focus is to prevent youth alcohol and marijuana use by changing environmental factors that increase the risk of youth substance use through a combination of community organizing, network building and support of positive youth programming.

Neighborhood Playbook VIEW PDF

Block Watch Start Up Guide VIEW PDF

Portrait 35 Neighborhood Outreach and Awareness Campaigns VIEW PDF

Tips on Calling Police Dispatch VIEW PDF

Milwaukee Police Department Call Log VIEW PDF

Protect Your Vehicle from Theft VIEW PDF

Wake Up Milwaukee - Substance Abuse Resources VIEW PDF

Holiday Safety Tips VIEW PDF

How 911 Works in Milwaukee VIEW PDF

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We invite you to participate in one of our upcoming special events or to attend a meeting or activity in your neighborhood. Learn more by visiting our major events listed here or view our full events calendar.

Safe & Sound Trivia Night – Wednesday, January 20th

REGISTRATION CLOSED Please join us on Wednesday, January 20th at 8:00 PM for an exciting night of virtual trivia fun hosted by the Safe & Sound Emerging Professionals group! We are teaming up with New Barons Brewing Cooperative and Quizmaster Trivia to support Safe & Sound through a fun night of virtual trivia with your […]

71st Annual Crime Prevention Awards (Feb. 5, 2020)

  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.   NOMINATE A CRIME PREVENTION ADVOCATE BEFORE NOVEMBER 26TH! […]

A Night to Unite: The Power of Community

You’re invited! Join us for A Night to Unite: The Power of Community, honoring those who work alongside Safe & Sound to build community in Milwaukee neighborhoods. Featuring a cocktail hour, silent and live auction, dinner, and awards program, event proceeds provide critical operating support to help Safe & Sound improve public safety in high […]