Police Stations Over the Years

 

History of Milwaukee Police District Stations

 

District 1  

Central Station/Headquarters/District #1

Police Headquarters

 

No. Water (E. Water) & East Michigan Street                        

18?? – 1885

 No photo

 

814 North Broadway Avenue (Central Station)                       

March 10, 1885 – 1930

Central Station

Front and side view

935 North 8th Street/ 821 West State Street (Safety Building)         

1930 – June 7, 1971

 Safety Building

East view 

 

749 West State Street (Police Administration Building)          

June 7, 1971 - Present 

Police Administration Building

Plaza / side view

PAB

Front / East side view

 

 

 

 District 2

South Side Station/Precinct 2/District #2 

 

South 1st (South Clinton) & West Florida Street (South Side Station)   

1877- 1891

No Photo

 

1003 South 6th Street                                                   

October 28, 1891 – August 20, 1953

 District 2

Front View

 

245 West Lincoln Avenue                                          

August 20, 1953 – Present

District 2

Front View

 

 

District 3

West Side Station/District #3

 

620 Walnut Street (West Side Station)               

1884

 West Side Station

Front View

 

918 West Galena                                                 

1886 – 1918

 No Photo

  

1714 N 12th Street                                                

1918 – 1937

District 3

Front View

 

4715 West Vliet Street                                        

September 10, 1937 – December 4, 2001

Neighborhood Task Force Group

December 4, 2001 - Present

District 3

Front View

 

 

2333 North 49th Street                                         

December 4, 2001 - Present

District 3

Front View

 

 

 

District 4 Graphic

District #4

 

2156 South Allis    (Bayview Station)                           

1891 – August 20, 1953

 Bayview Station

Front view

 

6923 West Silver Spring Road                            

December 30, 1964 – Present

 District 4

 Front view

**The District #2 Station at 245 West Lincoln Avenue consolidated the Old District #2 (1003 So.6th St) and the Old District #4 (2156 So. Allis) which eliminated the need for for a police district in the Bay View Area.**

 


 

 

District 5 Graphic

District #5

 

North 3rd Street and West Hadley Street             

1904 – 1960

 District 5

Front view

 

2920 North 4th Street                                           

1960 – Present

 District 5

 Front view

 

 

 

 

 

 District 6

District #6

 

3220 West Burnham Street                                 

1927 – September 1, 1987

 District 6

Front View

 

3006 South 27Th Street                                       

September 1, 1987 – Present

 District 6

Front View  

 

 

 

 

District 7 

District #7

3172 North 36th Street                                       

1928 – May 7, 1981

District 7

Front view

 front door District 7

 Front door

 

3626 West Fond du Lac Avenue                       

May 7, 1981 – Present

District 7

Front View

District 7 Back view

Back view

 

(Research conducted by MPHS member/ retired Public Information Officer / Sergeant Ken Henning) 

 

West Side StationWest Side Station c. 1935

Inside West Side Station c.1935Inside West Side Station Garage c. 1935

West Side Station C1912West Side Station c. 1912

Gas Lamp West Side Police StationWest Side Police Station Gas Lamp C 1912

Central Station c.1900Central Station on Broadway with Old St Mary's Parish in background

Main Office Central StationMain Lobby Area- Central Station

Police AcademyMilwaukee Safety Academy

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