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Denita Ball Wins Sheriff’s Race

Denita Ball Wins Sheriff’s Race

Ball wins with 55% of the vote, defeating Brian Barkow and Thomas Beal.

Vote Tuesday: Milwaukee County Sheriff Race
Vote Tuesday

Milwaukee County Sheriff Race

Three candidates on ballot and one write-in jockey to become next Milwaukee County Sheriff.

Ballot Access A Concern In Milwaukee County Jail

Ballot Access A Concern In Milwaukee County Jail

Advocates, candidates for Sheriff question voting access in county jail.

Race for Sheriff: Interview with Mohamed Awad
Race for Sheriff

Interview with Mohamed Awad

Awad wants to change culture of Sheriff's Office, saying commanders from Clarke-era must go.

Race for Sheriff: Interview with Thomas Beal
Race for Sheriff

Interview with Thomas Beal

Beal wants full staffing, better mental health evaluation at jail.

Race for Sheriff: Interview with Brian Barkow
Race for Sheriff

Interview with Brian Barkow

Barkow wants a jail ombudsman and community advisory council. Says current conditions in jail are "appalling."

Milwaukee Wins 2024 Republican National Convention

Milwaukee Wins 2024 Republican National Convention

It's official. GOP will pick its presidential nominee in Milwaukee.

MKE County: Milwaukee County Jail Only 56% Staffed
MKE County

Milwaukee County Jail Only 56% Staffed

Sheriff's office struggles to staff jail, projects overtime deficit for 2022.

Data Shows Sweep of Johnson’s Victory

Data Shows Sweep of Johnson’s Victory

Won 12 of 15 aldermanic districts, 216 out of 315 wards in mayor's race, did well even in Donovan's best district.

Murphy’s Law: 15 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

15 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the ballots, which insiders, groups and trends were the winners and losers in this election?

It’s Johnson vs. Donovan For Mayor

It’s Johnson vs. Donovan For Mayor

Acting mayor and former alderman pull away from crowded field. Will face off in general election.

2022 Spring Primary Election Results

2022 Spring Primary Election Results

Election results for race for mayor and three county supervisor races.

Why You Should Vote For Each Candidate For Mayor

Why You Should Vote For Each Candidate For Mayor

We asked the candidates themselves, what makes you the best person for the job?

What Will Earnell Lucas Do As Mayor?

What Will Earnell Lucas Do As Mayor?

Sheriff says stopping violent crime and reckless driving are key to city's future.

Mayoral Candidates Talk Reckless Driving, Affordable Housing

Mayoral Candidates Talk Reckless Driving, Affordable Housing

Candidates try to differentiate themselves on salient issues heading into primary.

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Mayoral Primary Candidate Survey Responses
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Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Mayoral Primary Candidate Survey Responses

Candidates share views on favorite historic places, historic preservation, economic development, and more

Citiy Hall: Mayoral Poll Shows Strong Donovan Showing
Citiy Hall

Mayoral Poll Shows Strong Donovan Showing

But weighting of poll raises questions about its accuracy.

City Hall: Prediction Market Offered For Mayoral Race
City Hall

Prediction Market Offered For Mayoral Race

You can put money down on who will, or won't, be Milwaukee's next mayor. But watch out for a little-known state statute.

Mayoral Race Features Virtual Forums, Keg Tappings

Mayoral Race Features Virtual Forums, Keg Tappings

Pandemic alters traditional campaign trail, but candidates still making their pitch to voters.

Plenty of Horne: Milwaukee Has a Singing Mayor Again
Plenty of Horne

Milwaukee Has a Singing Mayor Again

Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson tries singing at city's 176th Birthday Party, before a big turnout of politicians.

You’re Invited: Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Virtual Forum
Press Release

You’re Invited: Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Virtual Forum

7-8:30 p.m., January 31, 2022, on Zoom

Civic Partnership to Present Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum February 9th at Turner Hall Ballroom
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Civic Partnership to Present Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum February 9th at Turner Hall Ballroom

Event hosted by the Pabst Theater Group, Milwaukee Press Club, WisPolitics.com, Listen MKE and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Sheriff’s Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop, Early Morning Alert Sent

Sheriff’s Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop, Early Morning Alert Sent

Incident occurred near Interstate 94 and 68th Street.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win Mayoral Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win Mayoral Primary?

Voter turnout may decide which two candidates get through primary.

Earnell Lucas Statement on Ceasar Stinson
Press Release

Earnell Lucas Statement on Ceasar Stinson

Lucas calls to remember legacy Stinson left behind

Earnell Lucas Statement on North Side Homicides
Press Release

Earnell Lucas Statement on North Side Homicides

Lucas pledges to maintain order, preserve peace

New Mayoral Poll Reorders Field

New Mayoral Poll Reorders Field

Independent poll shows different order of candidates in the race for mayor.

First Milwaukee Mayoral Race Poll Released

First Milwaukee Mayoral Race Poll Released

Poll, released by Johnson campaign, shows acting mayor with narrow lead.

City Hall: Ieshuh Griffin Added To Mayoral Ballot
City Hall

Ieshuh Griffin Added To Mayoral Ballot

But Griffin fails to get Taylor and Johnson thrown off ballot.

MKE County: Board Will Consider Raise for Sheriff
MKE County

Board Will Consider Raise for Sheriff

Proposed raise, effective at start of next sheriff's term in 2023, may face board opposition.

City Completes Renaming Old World Third To Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

City Completes Renaming Old World Third To Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Milwaukee fixes a 1984 "injustice" by extending King Drive through Downtown.

Earnell Lucas Statement On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Press Release

Earnell Lucas Statement On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Lucas pledges to adhere to Dr. King’s legacy

Earnell Lucas Statement On Officer Shooting In The Third Ward
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Earnell Lucas Statement On Officer Shooting In The Third Ward

Milwaukee County Sheriff and candidate for mayor of Milwaukee Earnell Lucas statement

City Hall: Half of Mayoral Candidates Bounced From Ballot
City Hall

Half of Mayoral Candidates Bounced From Ballot

City Attorney Tearman Spencer leads list of those that failed to submit signatures.

Earnell Lucas Submits Nomination Papers to Run for Mayor
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Earnell Lucas Submits Nomination Papers to Run for Mayor

Lucas submits maximum 3,000 signatures of Milwaukee residents

Chris Larson Drops Out of Mayoral Race

Chris Larson Drops Out of Mayoral Race

But the field is still growing, with 12 candidates now in the race.

Earnell Lucas Focuses Attention on Violent Crime in Milwaukee
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Earnell Lucas Focuses Attention on Violent Crime in Milwaukee

Lucas begins issue rollout, will release further positions in days ahead

City Attorney Tearman Spencer Is Running For Mayor

City Attorney Tearman Spencer Is Running For Mayor

10th candidate in the race is a polarizing one.

City Hall: Daniel Riemer Drops Out of Mayoral Race
City Hall

Daniel Riemer Drops Out of Mayoral Race

Field narrows back to seven in race to replace Mayor Tom Barrett.

Tom Barrett Confirmed as Ambassador to Luxembourg, Resignation Expected

Tom Barrett Confirmed as Ambassador to Luxembourg, Resignation Expected

Special election for mayor will occur April 5.

Senate Committee Schedules Vote On Barrett’s Ambassadorship

Senate Committee Schedules Vote On Barrett’s Ambassadorship

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations poised to advance nomination to full Senate.

City Hall: Entrepreneur Announces Run for Mayor
City Hall

Entrepreneur Announces Run for Mayor

Michael Sampson, 38 founder of SWARMM Events, vying to replace Tom Barrett.

Earnell Lucas Statement on Senator Ron Johnson’s Radical and Conspiratorial Calls for Election Takeover
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Earnell Lucas Statement on Senator Ron Johnson’s Radical and Conspiratorial Calls for Election Takeover

Johnson calls for legislative Republicans to unilaterally take over federal elections in state

Sheriff Lucas Won’t Run for Reelection

Sheriff Lucas Won’t Run for Reelection

His Chief Deputy Denita Ball announces run for sheriff since Lucas is running for mayor.

Chief Deputy Denita Ball Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee County Sheriff
City Hall: Barrett Confirmation Hearing Set for Tuesday
City Hall

Barrett Confirmation Hearing Set for Tuesday

If Mayor Tom Barrett is quickly confirmed, mayoral election would occur alongside Spring elections.

Open Letter to Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Barrett Ambassador Confirmation Stalled in Senate

Barrett Ambassador Confirmation Stalled in Senate

But candidates are still lining up to replace him. Seven have filed candidacy already.

City Hall: Marina Dimitrijevic is Officially Running For Mayor
City Hall

Marina Dimitrijevic is Officially Running For Mayor

Alderwoman is the seventh individual in the race.

Sheriff Lucas Calls for Action Following the Death of Ta’Niyla Parker
Council President Proposes New City Department of Transportation

Council President Proposes New City Department of Transportation

Ald. Cavalier Johnson thinks the department could better address reckless driving.

Brian Barkow Files Candidacy for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Emails Show Local Law Enforcement Coordinating Protest Response

Emails Show Local Law Enforcement Coordinating Protest Response

Email group also shared intelligence among local police departments and with FBI.

Murphy’s Law: Mayor’s Race Looks Like a Wild One
Murphy’s Law

Mayor’s Race Looks Like a Wild One

Wide open, with lots of candidates, no obvious favorites and so much at stake.

Supervisor Martin Applauds Humanizing Updates to Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Terminology
MKE County: Sheriff Projects $3.9 Million Overtime Deficit
MKE County

Sheriff Projects $3.9 Million Overtime Deficit

Sheriff blames understaffing. Finance Committee does not accept his report.

MKE County: Board Approves Mental Health Crisis Team
MKE County

Board Approves Mental Health Crisis Team

Partnering sheriff's deputies and mental health professionals. But some supervisors opposed creating new Sheriff's Deputy positions.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Passing of Milwaukee Music Legend Ernest “Ernie G” Mitchell
Arrest Made in Johnsons Park Homicide
Transportation: Variable Speed Limits Causing Freeway Crashes?
Transportation

Variable Speed Limits Causing Freeway Crashes?

Sheriff, county, WISDOT analyzing whether abrupt changes in speed limits are unsafe.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Issues Statement on the First Anniversary of the Murder of George Floyd
MKE County: County Jail Gets National Accreditation
MKE County

County Jail Gets National Accreditation

Sheriff says accreditation from National Commission on Correctional Health Care was "years in the making."

MKE County: Board Approves Overtime Oversight Policy
MKE County

Board Approves Overtime Oversight Policy

New policy will likely bring the sheriff's office before the board to explain overtime expenditures.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Verdicts in the Chauvin Trial
County Jail Staff Wore White Supremacist Symbols

County Jail Staff Wore White Supremacist Symbols

Staff wearing "Punisher" symbol and Spartan helmet, both used by far-right groups.

For Immediate Release: Death Investigation at the Milwaukee County Jail
Gov. Evers Appoints Kalvin D. Barrett as Dane County Sheriff
MKE County: Board Changes Pot Possession Fine to $1
MKE County

Board Changes Pot Possession Fine to $1

Under state law county can't fully decriminalize.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Passing of Deputy Corporation Counsel Paul  Kuglitsch
MKE County: Committee Okays $1 Fine For Pot Possession
MKE County

Committee Okays $1 Fine For Pot Possession

Under state law county can't fully decriminalize. Full board next considers proposal.

Marquette Law School to host “Policing and Accountability — A Community Conversation,” March 10
Milwaukee County Awarded Additional $1.34 Million by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge to Rethink Local Justice System
Press Release

Milwaukee County Awarded Additional $1.34 Million by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge to Rethink Local Justice System

New Funding Will Support Initiatives Aimed at Preventing Unnecessary Jail Use and Advancing Racial Equity

Charges Issued Against Suspects  in Brutal Homicide Investigation
Resignation of Gilberto Fernandez-Rosa
Press Release

Resignation of Gilberto Fernandez-Rosa

 

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Takes Two People into Custody in Connection with Brutal Homicide Investigation
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Deadly Assault on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Agents in Florida
MCSO Arrests Correctional Officer in Sexual Assault Case
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Passing of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Henry “Hank” Aaron
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Breach of the U.S. Capitol Building
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Passing of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon
Murphy’s Law: Has Defunding Police Movement Failed?
Murphy’s Law

Has Defunding Police Movement Failed?

Not entirely, but it’s fallen well short of its goals.

Supervisor Martin Thanks Election Commission for Successfully Completing the Recount
Milwaukee County Completes Recount
Press Release

Milwaukee County Completes Recount

 

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Miami Marlins Naming Kim Ng the First Woman General Manager in Major League Baseball
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Statement on the Declaration of the 2020 Presidential Election
Committee Rejects Sheriff Cuts

Committee Rejects Sheriff Cuts

But it also passed a widely supported increase in spending for services like housing and youth justice.

Biden Brings His Message of Controlling COVID-19 to Milwaukee

Biden Brings His Message of Controlling COVID-19 to Milwaukee

Says Trump has "waived the white flag" and surrendered to the coronavirus.

MKE County: Clancy Pushes $2.6 Million Cut to Sheriff Overtime
MKE County

Clancy Pushes $2.6 Million Cut to Sheriff Overtime

Supervisor proposes reallocating money to housing, parks, seniors and youth justice.

MKE County: Sheriff’s Office Spent $61.6 Million On Overtime
MKE County

Sheriff’s Office Spent $61.6 Million On Overtime

That's $35 million more than budgeted over the last seven years.

MKE County: Sheriff Opposes Further Budget Cuts
MKE County

Sheriff Opposes Further Budget Cuts

Proposed cut of just 2.7%. Sup. Clancy wants 25%, grills sheriff over protests and department spending.

Supervisors Goodwin, Logsdon, and Weishan Oppose Call to Further Cut the Sheriff’s Budget
Deputy Charged in Fatal Crash Resigns
Murphy’s Law: Why Defunding Police Is Tough To Sell
Murphy’s Law

Why Defunding Police Is Tough To Sell

Minneapolis politicians are abandoning the idea. What will happen in Milwaukee?

Murphy’s Law: Should Sheriff’s Budget Be Cut?
Murphy’s Law

Should Sheriff’s Budget Be Cut?

When it comes to defunding police, the county sheriffs are an obvious place to start.

Statement of Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
MKE County: Supervisors Want Chokehold Ban Codified
MKE County

Supervisors Want Chokehold Ban Codified

Sheriff's Office does not oppose a chokehold ban, but has reservations about self-defense prohibition.

MKE County: County Invests in Mental Health Crisis Responders
MKE County

County Invests in Mental Health Crisis Responders

$500,000 for a team of Sheriff's deputies and psychiatric clinicians.

Statement of Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Regarding the Tragic Attacks on September 11, 2001
Statement of Milwaukee Veterans for Peace, Chapter 102 Milwaukee County Budget Hearing Sept. 8, 2020 Presented by Mark Foreman
MKE County: Groups Want 25% Cut in Sheriff’s Budget
MKE County

Groups Want 25% Cut in Sheriff’s Budget

Activist groups push for defunding. Sheriff Lucas submitted budget with only a 1.4% cut.

County Supervisor Ryan Clancy Supports 25% Cut to Sheriff’s Budget
Erik Brooks Announces Endorsement from Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas
Press Release

Erik Brooks Announces Endorsement from Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas

Sheriff believes in strong leadership, community relations

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Mourns the Passing of Distinguished Minister and Civil Rights Leader Rev. Dr. Cordy Tindell (C.T.) Vivian
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Pioneer and American Patriot Congressman John R. Lewis (D-Ga.)
Photos Tied to Nooses a “Misguided Attempt” to Start Dialogue, Sheriff Says

Photos Tied to Nooses a “Misguided Attempt” to Start Dialogue, Sheriff Says

Black man trying to start a conversation on the killing of Black people made the nooses found in Riverside Park.

Gov. Evers, Local Leaders Announce Conclusion of Wisconsin National Guard Mission
State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

Activists, Alders, lawmakers and the governor are calling for policy changes.

Op Ed: We Don’t Need the National Guard
Op Ed

We Don’t Need the National Guard

We need our elected leaders to dismantle racist practices.

Protest Leader Frank Nitty Released

Protest Leader Frank Nitty Released

District Attorney Chisholm says leader released, wasn't charged, but facts still being gathered.

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Sheriff's deputies arrested influential leader. Mayor Barrett reportedly opposed detainment.

Murphy’s Law: Are Police Overreacting to Protests?
Murphy’s Law

Are Police Overreacting to Protests?

So says ACLU, others. Others want a tougher response. What’s the proper balance?

City Imposes Third 9 p.m. Curfew Monday

City Imposes Third 9 p.m. Curfew Monday

Officials lament burglaries, fires, vandalism. Chief Morales warns police "taking action".

Milwaukee Opening New Northside Community Testing Site

Milwaukee Opening New Northside Community Testing Site

Site will be on Custer High School campus, replaces Midtown Center.

Sheriff Lucas Issues Statement Regarding National Guard Authorization
Wisconsin National Guard to Support Local Law Enforcement in Milwaukee
MCSO Apprehends Suspect in Shots Fired Incident
Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests a Suspect in the Shooting which Occurred on 1-94 E/B at about 35th Street Earlier Today
House of Correction Has 7 COVID-19 Cases

House of Correction Has 7 COVID-19 Cases

The first confirmed case was announced Friday. Six more inmates being tested.

House of Correction Has Confirmed COVID-19 Case

House of Correction Has Confirmed COVID-19 Case

One inmate has confirmed case, several others showing symptoms. Nurse that works at jail also tests positive.

Statement from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office
First Responders React To Supply Shortage, Change Operations

First Responders React To Supply Shortage, Change Operations

Police officers and firefighters are having trouble accessing the personal protective equipment they need.

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance Announces Two Winners in 2020
Press Release

Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance Announces Two Winners in 2020

Linda Gorens-Levey, of General Capital Group, and WEC Energy Group are chosen honorees

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas Endorses Ed Fallone for Wisconsin Supreme Court
2020 County Exec Race: Nath Kicked Out Of Voces Event
2020 County Exec Race

Nath Kicked Out Of Voces Event

In interview with Urban Milwaukee, Nath gives her version of events.

Back in the News: Langley Has Raised Just $2,500
Back in the News

Langley Has Raised Just $2,500

Incumbent city attorney way behind his challengers in campaign donations.

2020 County Exec Race: Seven Will Run for County Executive
2020 County Exec Race

Seven Will Run for County Executive

Gwen Moore endorses Lipscomb, Crowley has raised $53,000, no word from Abele.

Back in the News: Bobot Will Attack Langley. Sort Of
Back in the News

Bobot Will Attack Langley. Sort Of

Vince Bobot has (mostly) changed his mind about going negative in race for city attorney.

Stash of Guns Found on Milwaukee River

Stash of Guns Found on Milwaukee River

Sheriff's deputies arrest man, find underground bunker full of weapons in wooded area near Capitol Dr.

Up From the Hillside Projects

Up From the Hillside Projects

Sheriff Earnell Lucas is on a mission to serve the people.

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Responds to Misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE
Press Release

Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas Responds to Misrepresentation by Chicago Field Office of ICE

"By placing the responsibility for the arrest of Mr. De La Cruz Espinoza on the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, ICE has engaged in an egregious attempt to misrepresent facts."

MKE County: Abele’s Budget Sees Cuts, and New Programs
MKE County

Abele’s Budget Sees Cuts, and New Programs

Proposed budget closes two pools and cuts bus routes, but boosts the Sheriff's department

Sanctuary Rally Announces Pro-Immigrant Bills

Sanctuary Rally Announces Pro-Immigrant Bills

“These people are us!” Proposed state laws provide more protection for immigrants.

City Hall: Take It EZ, Donovan Urges
City Hall

Take It EZ, Donovan Urges

New public-private initiative targets reckless driving in the city.

City Hall: Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election
City Hall

Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election

The race for Terry Witkowski's seat had surprises -- and key lessons.

Fighting For Immigrants in Court

Fighting For Immigrants in Court

Immigrants without attorneys six times more likely to be deported. New program provides legal help.

Sheriff Won’t Work With Federal Immigration

Sheriff Won’t Work With Federal Immigration

Lucas changes policy, won’t give information to ICE about people detained in the jail.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race
Press Release

Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race

O’Halloran garnered more than 65 percent of the vote in the three-way race and will face Kathryn Gabor in the spring election on Tuesday, April 2.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority
Press Release

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority

Electing a school board to serve MPS students; strengthen and fund public education; fight back against ineffective charter programs

Waukesha County Sued for Racial Profiling

Waukesha County Sued for Racial Profiling

Common Ground seeks apology for treatment of two black pastors, and reviewing actions by other suburbs.

Will Earnell Lucas Be a “People’s Sheriff”?

Will Earnell Lucas Be a “People’s Sheriff”?

That’s what new sheriff promised; community members hope he will be very different than David Clarke.

Former Assistant MPD Chief Edith Hudson named Marquette University Police chief
Press Release

Former Assistant MPD Chief Edith Hudson named Marquette University Police chief

Hudson served MPD for 25 years in progressive leadership roles before she retired from active duty in good standing in November 2015.

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sees challenges, promises changes to county office run by David Clarke for 15 years.

Lucas Rejects Clarke’s Immigration Policies

Lucas Rejects Clarke’s Immigration Policies

New sheriff also intends to build positive relationship with Milwaukee Police.

Close Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility?

Close Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility?

Both activists and newly elected Gov. Evers agree on this. Its problems are many.

Lucas Names Gorens-Levey and Lovern as Transition Co-Chairs
Press Release

Lucas Names Gorens-Levey and Lovern as Transition Co-Chairs

Earnell Lucas was elected as the 65th Sheriff of Milwaukee County on November 6, 2018.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Opens to Public
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Opens to Public

"This is your assignment: ride the streetcar," says Mayor Barrett.

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

4,000 people attended, mostly North Side residents, whose votes could be critical.

Murphy’s Law: Early Voting by Democrats Is Higher
Murphy’s Law

Early Voting by Democrats Is Higher

Madison turnout high, new Milwaukee system attracts bigger early vote.

Murphy’s Law: Young Voters, Black Voters Key to Election?
Murphy’s Law

Young Voters, Black Voters Key to Election?

Two separate groups working on voter turnout could have big impact.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Common Council
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Common Council

Six candidates for 5th District in only primary contest.

Vote Tuesday: Democratic Candidate Guide
Vote Tuesday

Democratic Candidate Guide

Packed Democratic gubernatorial race and county sheriff contest are top items on Tuesday's ballot.

A United Community Supports Earnell Lucas for Sheriff
Press Release

A United Community Supports Earnell Lucas for Sheriff

"I am deeply grateful for the outpouring of support that our campaign is receiving."

House Confidential: A Home Built for Entertaining
House Confidential

A Home Built for Entertaining

Owners of this riverfront home hold their share of Democratic fundraisers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.

A who's who ceremony of politicians and candidates turns out to honor legacy of Vel Phillips.

Women’s March Wisconsin Endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Women’s March Wisconsin Endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff

We know that it is imperative that voters in Milwaukee County come out on August 14th to elect Earnell Lucas.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Congresswoman Gwen Moore for Reelection
Press Release

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Congresswoman Gwen Moore for Reelection

Party recognizes Moore for her record of investing in communities that need it most

Murphy’s Law: Schmidt Pension At Issue In Sheriff Race?
Murphy’s Law

Schmidt Pension At Issue In Sheriff Race?

Acting Sheriff could collect a lot from taxpayers. Will he waive lucrative backdrop benefit?

Schmidt Remarks on Domestic Violence Criticized

Schmidt Remarks on Domestic Violence Criticized

Acting Sheriff suggests victimized women should submit themselves to Holy Spirit.

Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization endorses Earnell Lucas
Press Release

Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization endorses Earnell Lucas

"I am deeply honored by the support of my colleagues in the Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization."

Sheriff Candidates All Promise Big Changes

Sheriff Candidates All Promise Big Changes

All three acknowledge budget constraints and need to improve department long run by David Clarke.

Governors Jim Doyle, Tony Earl and Marty Schreiber endorse Earnell Lucas
Press Release

Governors Jim Doyle, Tony Earl and Marty Schreiber endorse Earnell Lucas

Lucas is a decorated law enforcement executive and respected public safety professional.

Acting sheriff doesn’t understand requirements for office
Press Release

Acting sheriff doesn’t understand requirements for office

"My experiences and qualifications far exceed those of my opponent."

Acting Sheriff Makes Desperate Attacks on Earnell Lucas
Press Release

Acting Sheriff Makes Desperate Attacks on Earnell Lucas

"Schmidt’s false attacks are indicative of a desperate campaign going negative," Garren Randolph, campaign manager for Lucas for Milwaukee said.

AFT Local 212, ATU Local 998 and LIU Local 113 endorse Earnell Lucas in latest sign of campaign’s momentum
Press Release

AFT Local 212, ATU Local 998 and LIU Local 113 endorse Earnell Lucas in latest sign of campaign’s momentum

Lucas is a decorated law enforcement executive with over 40 years of public safety experience.

Mayor Tom Barrett endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Mayor Tom Barrett endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff

"I am honored by Mayor Barrett’s endorsement."

District Attorney John Chisholm endorses Earnell Lucas for Sheriff
Press Release

District Attorney John Chisholm endorses Earnell Lucas for Sheriff

"I am honored to earn the endorsement of District Attorney Chisholm."

Congresswoman Gwen Moore endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Congresswoman Gwen Moore endorses Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff

"I am honored and humbled to receive the support of Congresswoman Gwen Moore."

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff

"I am working to earn your trust and vote in August and November 2018, to become your next Milwaukee County Sheriff."

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff

"We will see what the process is going forward, but regardless, I will continue to be a candidate for a full term as Sheriff in 2018..."

Grassroots Group Targets Sheriff Clarke

Grassroots Group Targets Sheriff Clarke

But Clarke calls group’s leaders “mush-minds” and “rabble rousers.”

House Confidential: Sheriff Candidate Lives In Style
House Confidential

Sheriff Candidate Lives In Style

Earnell Lucas, head of MLB security has lovely, $621,000 East Side home.