What is Benevolence? [buh-nev-uh-luh ns]
1.desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness:
to be filled with benevolence toward one's fellow creatures.
2. an act of kindness; a charitable gift.
The main focus of WCPAA, Inc. is to raise money to purchase items or services for the Waukesha Police Department that are not covered by their annual budget. These items or services are put together as a wish-list by the department and are approved by the Chief before they are presented to the WCPAA, Inc. membership. After they have been presented to WCPAA, the group decides which (if not all) from the list will be paid for.
Some considerations we may discuss before approving the request are: Will help the department as a whole? Will it make their jobs easier, safer or more efficient? Will it benefit the community or change how dangerous situations are handled? Are what we have now obsolete or in need of an upgrade? Would it benefit our officers' health? Etc.
Some of the items that WCPAA, Inc. have provided in recent years are: