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A Patrol Through a Violent, Gang-ridden Neighborhood

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Children in some Milwaukee neighborhoods are likely to become involved in gangs. Teens and even younger kids may sell cocaine, move guns from one location to another, or act as "lookouts" while illegal activities are underway. Officers Louis Kopesky and Daniel Knitter are with the Milwaukee Police Department's 5th District Community Prosecution Unit.

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They told Ann-Elise Henzl about the problem during a patrol on the city's near north side.

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MPD Officers Daniel Knitter and Louis Kopesky patrol one of the most violent neighborhoods in Milwaukee.