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 Max Schaeffer,Program Research & Development Coordinator at 414.221.6701 or  

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Portrait 35 Technical Assistance Brochure VIEW PDF

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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.

A Night to Unite Golden Raffle 2021

We’re selling 100 raffle tickets ($100 each), of which, one purchaser will be the lucky winner and have their choice of one of the following four experiences! To purchase your Golden Raffle tickets click here CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LAS VEGAS –  2 tickets to a Cirque du Soleil show. Includes 3 night stay Las Vegas Strip […]

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A Night to Unite

You’re invited! Presented by U.S. Bank   Friday, October 8, 2021 5:30 p.m. Cocktails and Appetizers 6:30 p.m. Champagne Toast, Awards, Program, and Raffle Virtually or at No Studios 1037 W. McKinley Ave Milwaukee, WI 53205 Event Details Join us for A Night to Unite, honoring those who work alongside Safe & Sound to build […]

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 […]