Our mission: We unite residents, youth, law enforcement and community resources to build safe and empowered neighborhoods. Our strategy: Team members dedicated to building relationships in the community work together in targeted Milwaukee neighborhoods where the comprehensive efforts encourage collective efficacy, resident capacity and youth leadership.





Annual Safe & Sound Outcomes...

4400

Residents reached at their front doors in face-to-face conversations each year

19800

Residents participants at 1105 community meetings & events

1304

Number of neighborhood nuisances—like loitering, drug dealing, public drunkenness—resolved each year

256

External blight issues remedied annually and 15000 square feet of graffiti removed

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Crime Rate, Safe and Sound Program Main Topic at meeting of Pike County Mayors

by Bowling Green Times About 60 leaders, mayors and residents heard a presentation about making the community safe with an innovative system at the Friday, June 17 meeting of the Pike County Mayors Association in Louisiana. By the end of the meeting, there was strong support for hiring a county community representative who could link […]

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Milwaukee NNS: South Side youth transform blighted building with inspirational artwork

by Edgar Mendez, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Fifteen-year-old Daniela Dominguez, a sophomore at Carmen High School of Science and Technology’s South Campus, set a goal this year to help her community. “There is so much going on like rapes, assaults and other crimes and I just wanted to do something to help,” Dominguez said. So […]

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MKE Community Journal: Milwaukee Youth Use Mural to Send Positive Message

Thursday, May 19, 2016 – Milwaukee, WI Safe & Sound, the Department of Neighborhood Services Youth Council at Carmen High School of Science and Technology, Milwaukee Police Department, representatives and community members gathered at 1929 S. 6th Street for an Artistic Mural Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony. The project of the Safe & Sound Youth Council @ […]

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