The city put out word today that Mayor Dickert and County Executive McReynolds will unveil a gang diversion program tomorrow. Several law enforcement officials will be there too.
Here's the press release:
City of Racine Mayor John Dickert and Racine County Executive Bill McReynolds will announce a new County-wide Gang Diversion Plan at a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 2 p.m., on the east plaza of the Racine County Courthouse, 730 Wisconsin Avenue.
Joining them will be Sheriff Robert Carlson, Racine Police Chief Kurt Wahlen, District Attorney Michael Nieskes, Racine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. James Shaw, Debbi Embry, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships, and Jonathan Delagrave, Director of Racine County Human Services.
Also present will be Raymond J. Luick of the State of Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance (OJA). A grant from the OJA funded the planning process.
In event of inclement weather, the press conference will be held in the first floor conference room of the courthouse.