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Green Bay Police Department
Thursday January 5th, 2023 :: 07:45 a.m. CST


Green Bay Police Track Decrease in Shots Fired Cases; Crediting Crime Control, Special Enforcement & Technology

The Green Bay Police Department reports that there were fewer shots fired cases in the City of Green Bay for 2022, while comparing it to 2021, in a year-end review.

Our crime analysts tracked a 25.6% decrease in these cases. In 2022, there were 61 recorded cases verses 82 cases for 2021, when officers responded to a high volume of calls in the fourth quarter.

“We understand that gun violence has been a big concern for our community. The reductions that we are now seeing in some of the key indicators of gun violence are encouraging. They are a direct result of a lot of hard work by our police professionals and our community partners in this effort. We still have work to do, but our efforts so far are paying dividends and we are headed in the right direction,” said Chief Chris Davis, Green Bay Police Department.

The Green Bay Police Department also took additional action last year that included:

  • Utilizing National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN)
    • Imaging that Allows for the Potential to Match Shell Casings to Guns Nationwide
  • Implementing Flock Safety Cameras
    • Tested & Leased License Plate Readers
  • Starting a Neighborhood Response Team
    • Officers Building Community Relationships & Connecting At-Risk with Resources
  • Improving Community Police Centers
    • Reopened: N. Irwin Avenue & Increased Staff: Joannes Park
  • Developing a Gun Violence Stakeholders Group
    • Community Members & Green Bay Police Department
“We owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to the men and women of the Green Bay Police Department who serve and protect our residents every single day,” said Mayor Eric Genrich, City of Green Bay. “Our officers, under the leadership of Chief Davis and with the support of our community, have demonstrated real progress in reducing the threat of gun violence in the city, and I thank them for their great work.”

Anyone with information of a crime committed can call the Green Bay Police Department at (920) 448-3200. Those wishing to be eligible for a reward, can call Crime Stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867), and remain anonymous. You may also submit a tip online at, or utilize the "P3 Tips" app.

Green Bay Police Department
307 South Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-448-3200

Jennifer Gonzalez
Communications Coordinator

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