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Possible link between police violence and decrease in 911 calls in 2004 Milwaukee case

Calls to 911 Emergency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, fell by about 20 percent—22,00 to be exact—following one of the most violent police assaults in Milwaukee history, an episode that has implications for cities across the country as well. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: That dropoff in 911 calls suggests the incident eroded trust and sharply damaged the relationship between the police and neighborhoods that often count on them the most, according to the study.
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