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Milwaukee Community Justice Council

The Milwaukee Community Justice Council (MCJC), created by Milwaukee County Board resolution in 2007, is made up of Milwaukee-area criminal justice agencies and local governments working collaboratively to ensure a fair, efficient, and effective justice system that enhances public safety and quality of life in our community. The Council is governed by an Executive Committee made up representatives of each participating organization and is chaired by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Chief Judge Maxine White.


"The purpose of the Justice Council is to function as an independent entity governed by key justice system leaders that is empowered to define broad justice system goals, monitor/analyze justice system performance, facilitate collaboration among justice system performance, provide technical assistance and research, and act as a conduit between the justice system and the larger community without impacting in any way the autonomy or decision-making authority of any criminal justice system agency" -  Adopted by the Justice Council Executive Committee on March 19, 2014.

To learn more about the CJC, the work being done by each of the committees, or how to get involved, please follow the links on the left.


Click here to learn more about the recent MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Award



Upcoming CJC Related Events:

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (3-5pm, Eckstein Hall) Click the image below to RSVP and attend Judge Steve Leifman's presentation on how Miami-Dade County tranformed their criminal justice system response for individuals with mental illness.





Join the Conversation:

Community Justice Council Meeting of the Whole:

Every other month, the Justice Council hosts a public meeting at the Clinton Rose Senior Center (3045 N MLK Drive) to discuss important criminal justice topics.

9:30am - 11:00am

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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