This report describes the results of an evaluation of the Aggression Suppression Program undertaken in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The authors would like to acknowledge the agencies that provided the information needed to conduct the evaluation.
As the coordinating agency for the program, the Safety Commission, City of Milwaukee Police Department, provided numerous documents related to the planning and progress of the program, as well as copies of the program’s publicity materials. The Traffic Division, Milwaukee Police Department, and the Police Services Bureau, Office of the Sheriff, Milwaukee County, provided detailed historical and current information on traffic citations issued. Both agencies also provided information on the level of their enforcement activities funded by the project and their use of innovative enforcement equipment. Information on traffic citations issued also was provided by the law enforcement departments of the cities of Glendale, Wauwatosa, and West Allis; these agencies received State Highway Safety "402" funding to support the special enforcement effort.
The City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, Transportation Section, Planning and Development provided detailed historical and current crash data. This agency also produced videotapes of traffic at several intersections.
The Traffic Operations Center, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, provided videotapes of traffic on a major highway.