Gov. Evers announces nearly $800K in funding for Racine public safety

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Governor Tony Evers announced nearly $800,000 in new funding to address public safety in Racine.

It includes $250,000 for surveillance cameras, license plate readers and summer overtime costs for law enforcement officers. 

There will also be funding for the Safe and Sound program and for a violence interruption coordinator.

Just like Milwaukee, Racine is seeing a rise in gun violence this year. 

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