Monday, November 26, 2012
An increase in burglaries and car invasions has concerned police and residents, and so police are offering tips at a town hall-style meeting at 7 p.m. today.
Citizens concerned about the recent increase in home burglaries and car invasions are invited to a meeting with members of the Shorewood Police Department at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 26, at the library. Chief David Banaszynski and other officers will discuss crime-prevention tips at a town hall-style meeting. At least 15 homes in Shorewood have been burglarized in recent weeks, and more than a dozen autos have been entered illegally. Other North Shore communities, including Whitefish Bay and Fox Point, have also seen an uptick in these types of crimes.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Shorewood police are shifting the focus to the basics for this year's NNO. In lieu of a block party, the department will hold an open house, providing crime prevention tips, and then ask resident's to turn on their porch lights, symbolizing a united front
The Shorewood Police Department is returning to the fundamentals of crime prevention with its annual National Night Out event slated for Tuesday. NNO has typically called for a block party with a slew of activities aimed at connecting the community and police department and educating and urging residents to take an active role in keeping the community safe, but this year Shorewood police are scaling it back. "That’s our back to the basics National Night Out, no magic show, burgers or dunk tank, just crime prevention and a united front against crime" said Shorewood Police Chief David Banaszynski. In lieu of the block party, the department is opening its doors to the public at 3936 N. Murray Ave. for an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. The …
Monday, June 6, 2011
North Shore fire and police departments team up to focus on crime prevention and fire safety.
It's not every day that you can sit in a squad car or fire truck, shake hands with McGruff, the Crime Dog, or dress up like a firefighter. Those were just some of the events that took place at the 30th annual Safety Days at the Bayshore Town Center, where North Shore fire and police departments got their message out to the public about the importance of staying safe. The event gave families a chance to learn more about crime prevention, fire safety and what to do in an emergency - and to have a little fun while doing so.