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When you file a police report, an officer or detective will conduct an investigation.  You may contact the West Allis Police Department at anytime to report additional information, ask questions, or determine the status of your investigation.  If an arrest is made, an officer or detective will contact you to let you know that this occurred. 

If an adult has been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony and they are unable to post bail, they will be transferred to the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility, 949 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53233.  Information about inmates at the facility can be obtained by calling (414) 226-7070 or through Milwaukee County's Inmate Search.

If a juvenile has been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony, they may be transferred to Milwaukee County Children's Court Center -- Juvenile Detention, 10201 W. Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226.  Information about juveniles being held at the facility can be obtained by calling (414) 257-7719. 

Cases involving adults and juveniles arrested for misdemeanor or felony offenses are referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for prosecution and you will be contacted by their Victim Witness Unit regarding your rights if charges are issued against the person who was arrested. The Victim Witness Unit can be contacted at (414) 278-4050.

If you are subjected to threats or intimidation because of your cooperation with the police and / or prosecutors in a case, contact the West Allis Police Department at (414) 302-8000 or, if you are in immediate danger, call 911!

Agencies in the criminal justice system will make a good faith attempt to contact you and assist you in exercising your rights as a crime victim throughout the criminal justice process.  If you change your address and / or phone number while the process is underway, please contact the West Allis Police Department and provide updated information so that you can be contacted.  If you have questions or concerns during the process, please use any of the resources listed on this page to seek information.


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