In recent years, the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) has made a sustained effort to curb the practice of dispatching patrol cars in response to non-urgent 911 calls. The new initiative, the brainchild of police chief Ed Flynn, has won kudos at the national level but created some controversy locally. (Photos by David Kidd)
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Milwaukee Police Give 911 a Facelift

The city's initiative has won kudos at the national level but created controversy locally.