Date of enactment: June 22, 2021
2021 Senate Bill 124   Date of publication*: June 23, 2021
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to create 165.989 of the statutes; relating to: community-oriented policing-house grant program.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
51,1 Section 1. 165.989 of the statutes is created to read:
165.989 Community-oriented policing-house grant program. The department of justice shall award grants to cities with a population of 30,000 or more to fund community-oriented policing-house programs. The department of justice shall use the following criteria in awarding grants under this section:
(1) The ability to maximize grant resources to serve the greatest number of people and the greatest number of cities.
(2) The city's plan to integrate the community-oriented policing house into the fabric of the community and the neighborhood.
(3) The future ability to use the community-oriented policing house for multiple purposes, including building relationships between law enforcement and the community and connecting residents of the neighborhood to community supports.
(4) The ability for community organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations, and other nonprofit entities to use the community-oriented policing house once it is established.