Community Roll Call

Members of the Wauwatosa Police Department's Community Support Division, with backup provided by the folks at, are now blogging. We will be providing you with an ongoing series of crime prevention tips, any current crime trends as well as pertinent news and notes as it relates to your Police Department.

Amplified Sound / Music From Motorvehicle


Many of todays vehicles are coming from the factory with high performance stereos and many of those that do not are outfitted with after market systems with lots of power.

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Tosa's Night Out, Formerly National Night Out

Tosa's Night Out

Tosa’s Night Out –

Lighting The Way To A Better Community


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burglary, Crime Prevention

Recently there has been some burglaries in various areas around the City and many of them could have been avoided if some simple practices were put into place. Please take the time to review the bullet points listed below and try to employ them around your home, it should reduce the chances of you becoming the victim of a burglary.

  • Never leave an unattended garage or garden shed unlocked or with the doors open.
  • Never allow a stranger into your home.
  • Never leave your doors or windows open if you cannot physically monitor them. Unmonitored doors should be closed and locked, windows should be closed so that they are open no more than 4" and they are pinned so that they cannot be opened any wider.
  • Light the entire exterior of your home during hours of darkness.
  • Always roll up vehicle windows and lock the vehicle, even if you are away from it for a short period of time.
  • All bikes should be locked in a garage or to an immobile object when not actually being ridden.

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Graffiti Ordinance 7.30

Crime Prevention, Graffiti, Wauwatosa Ordinance

There has recently been a real issue with a number of graffiti incidents in the City and I thought it would be appropriate to blog some excerpts from the City's Ordinance.

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Crime Stoppers "Pancakes With Mom" Wrap Up

Crime Stoppers

On Sunday May 11th the Wauwatosa Crime Stoppers with assistance from more than 70 volunteers hosted 1001 people for it's Sixth Annual Pancakes With Mom". Along with the many pancakes that were served up the volunteers helped serve 180 pound of sausage, 60 gallons of coffee, 11 cases of fresh fruit, 13 gallons of apple sauce, 24 gallons of orange juice, 14 gallons of fruit topping and 400 carnations.

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