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Walker signs bill funding Milwaukee gunfire detection program

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Chuck Quirmbach, Wisconsin Public Radio

 A gunfire detection system will expand, thanks to a bill that Gov. Scott Walker signed into law on Friday morning. Last year, Walker vetoed an expansion of the same program.

The shot-spotter system in Milwaukee uses sensors to detect loud noises like gunfire. Police say the system improves their response times to shootings, and helps them determine where to have officers patrol.

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