Milwaukee Police Department Community Liaison Officer Jose Alba will give residents important tips on how to keep their homes from being broken into and other crime prevention advice at Historic Water Tower Neighborhood’s next monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 2.
Alba was invited to speak to residents because of concerns about an increase in crime in the neighborhood, including a wave of carjackings.
Officer Alba’s talk follows a presentation earlier in February to the group by District Attorney John Chisholm and from Police District 1 Capt. Eric Moore in January.
Alba is expected to recommend ways to improve home security and and prevent crimes, including home burglaries and crimes involving automobiles. Other topics Alba has been asked to address include ways to situate home security cameras toward streets to deter carjacking, gathering usable video evidence for the investigation of carjackings, ways to set up cell phone devices for tracking stolen phones/computers and how to make automobiles easy to track in cases of car theft.
The talk will be part of HWTN’s monthly business meeting. The meeting is free and open to the public. It takes place in the Marcia Coles Community Room of the Lake Park Pavilion, under Lake Park Bistro. Cookies and coffee, courtesy of Lake Park Bistro, will be available starting at 6:45 p.m.