Thursday, December 15, 2011

District 2 Police Station Held Their Block Watch Captain's 2011 Awards Dinner

Captain Rebecca L. Pixley

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Captain Rebecca L. Pixley and District 2 officers gathered with residents.

By H. Nelson Goodson
December 15, 2011

Milwaukee - On Thursday, Rebecca L. Pixley, Captain of the Second Milwaukee Police District in the Southside along with her ranking staff and officers held their 2011 Captain Block Watch Awards Dinner. Mayor Tom Barrett was also present at the  awards dinner at Longfellow elementary gym and recognized Community Liasion Officer Jesus Gloria for organizing block watches throughout the second district.
Captain Pixley said, currently the second district has about 250 block watch captains, including 62 block captains in just this year.
Alderman Bob Donovan, from 8th District and Alderman James Witkowiak, from the 12th District were also at the event. Donovan recognized the officers success in making the neighborhood safer. Witkowiak said, block watch captains and the program is a great crime fighting tool that creates social networks in the area to keep police inform about where trouble is happening or about to occur. State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa, from the 8th Assembly District was also present.
Music was provided by the new Tinta band and pizza was provided by Ben's pizza.
More than 250 people attended the event.

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