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Convenience Store Security

The Consumer Environmental Health Division performs safety related inspections of convenience food stores. A convenience store is defined as a licensed food operation, including a filling station with less than 5000 square feet of retail sales space that has as its primary business the sale of basic food times and in addition sells household products.

The requirements for Convenience Food Stores can be found in Chapter 68-4.3 of The Milwaukee Code of Ordinances


Owners and employees of convenience food stores are required to complete a training course in robbery prevention approved of or provided by the police department within 120 days of ownership or employment.  The Community Services Division of the Milwaukee Police Department offers several training classes each year: 

2014 Schedule:

Thursday, January 9th

Thursday, April 10th

Thursday, July 10th

Thursday, October 9th


Safety Academy- Little Theater

6680 N. Teutonia Avenue


5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.   Registration is from 4:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m. Attendees must arrive by 4:50 p.m. for registration. Late arrivals will not be accepted.

To register for a class and for more information contact the Community Services Division of the Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 935-7905 or visit the Milwaukee Police Department website at