Police peacekeepers again put in the line of fire while on a dangerous job
Statement of Alderman Jim Bohl July 18, 2016
My heart aches today for the police officers killed and wounded this weekend in Baton Rouge, as well as one of our own officers who was shot and injured on duty here on Milwaukee’s South Side. Their families have my deepest sympathy, and I’m praying for a full and speedy recovery for the victims who were hurt in these heinous attacks.
The victims in these shootings were people who put themselves in harm’s way to keep the peace and make their communities a safer place for everyone to live, and they were targeted because of the uniforms and badges they wore. These crimes against police officers need to end. Nothing justifies an attack on someone who has sworn to protect and serve their communities, and we as a society need to stand up and demand better of ourselves.
Press Releases by Jim Bohl
The proposed ordinance is expected to be heard by the full Common Council at its Feb. 7 regular meeting at City Hall.
More than 170 positions to be filled; Council members encouraging residents to apply; Jan. 7 career fair set for prospective applicants
Multifaceted first-of-its-kind in the nation city partnership aimed at opioid and heroin epidemic; includes CVS Pharmacy, MMSD, City of Cudahy, DOJ, DEA, US Bank and USPS
Statement of Alderman Jim Bohl July 8, 2016
During the past several weeks, residents have provided input on ways we can help revitalize the Burleigh Street and Lisbon Avenue business corridors (between N. 68th and N. 93rd Streets) and plan for their future.