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.

Realities of Texting and Driving

Auto, Safety, Driving

Do you think it is okay to look at your phone for 4 to 6 seconds so that you can read or type even a portion of a text message? Do you think it would be okay to close your eyes and continue to drive for 4 to 6 seconds? They both have the same effect, your eyes are off the road and we all know what can happen on the road in the literal blink of an eye.

Please take the time to watch this powerful video documentary prepared by AT&T.

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Railroad Crossing Safety Part II

Auto, Pedestrian

Railroad Safety Quiz.

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Railroad Crossing Safety Part I

Safety, Auto, Pedestrian

The next few blog postings will contain information from Operation Lifesaver. This information is published in an effort to educate motorists and pedestrians in the hopes that we can prevent needless tragedies at railroad crossings.

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Theft From Vehicles

Auto, Crime Prevention, Theft

Recently there was a series of thefts from vehicles on the east side of Wauwatosa. In each case the cars were left unlocked with some desriable items inside, mostly that loose change often left in the car.

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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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