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Dunk-A-Cop Challenge complete: Racine Police get dunked as Wadewitz students log 13,000+ minutes of reading

RACINE — Students at Wadewitz Elementary School, 2700 Yout St., sent the Racine Police Department’s sergeants, officers and cadets swimming in a dunk tank on June 5, after a successful first Dunk-A-Cop Reading Challenge. The Racine Police Department hosted a Dunk-A-Cop Reading Challenge as a way to encourage reading at Wadewitz Elementary. – From May […]

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First Fridays to unveil public art project, feature ‘Police and Pedals’ stunt show on June 2

RACINE — First Fridays will feature the unveiling of this year’s public art project and host the Police and Pedals BMX and FMX stunt show on June 2 in Downtown Racine. The Racine Police Department is working with the Downtown Racine Corporation, which organizes First Fridays, to bring the stunt show to the community. The […]

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Dunk A Cop Reading Challenge will see over 30 officers reading to Wadewitz students

RACINE— The first Dunk A Cop Reading Challenge is underway until May 31 at Wadewitz Elementary School, 2700 Yout St. Over 30 officers and cadets with the Racine Police Department will spend upcoming school days encouraging students to read while building essential community connections. Connecting through Community Oriented Policing Ofc. Brady was the driving force […]

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2 Racine students receive larger-than-life surprise from Bucks’ Beauchamp and Racine Police Department

RACINE — This upcoming Saturday will be a day that two students from Racine Unified School District (RUSD) will never forget. Maurice Bryant and Levar Carter will spend the day shopping, playing basketball, eating dinner, and enjoying a day with Milwaukee’s very own, MarJon Beauchamp of the Milwaukee Bucks. This day of bonding was made […]

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Love Week, part 2: Racine Police and Hope City Church surprise local educators

RACINE  — Love Week continued as Racine Police officers and pastor Tylre Butler of Hope City Church continued their mission Friday to spread love to educators within Racine Unified School District, who continually exemplify love towards their community. The first leg of the giveback event took place on Thursday (Feb. 2) at nine schools throughout […]

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Racine Police, Hope City Church celebrate 1st annual Love Week; 20 educators honored

RACINE — The inaugural celebration of Love Week kicked off today as Racine police officers and pastor Tylre Butler of Hope City Church visited nine different locations throughout Racine Unified School District to honor educators who continually show love to their schools and the community. This special partnership between the Racine Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Unit […]

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Cops N Cuts brings Racine Police, local barbers and 60 children together

RACINE— The Anthony Lane COP House, 2437 Anthony Lane, transformed from a community policing house to a barber shop on Sunday, Jan. 28, for the Cops N Cuts event. The Racine Police Department hosts the bi-yearly event in partnership with volunteer barbers/stylists, Andis, and Educators Credit Union. Officer Travis Brady, of the Racine Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing program, […]

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