Chairman Lipscomb Statement on Resignation of Sheriff Clarke
"Milwaukee County's next sheriff should be someone who is focused on public safety..."
“Milwaukee County’s next sheriff should be someone who is focused on public safety and responsive to our community’s needs by upholding the highest professional standards.”
More about the Resignation of Sheriff Clarke
- Op Ed: The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke - Isiah Holmes - Sep 14th, 2017
- Back in the News: Why Did Sheriff Clarke Resign? - Bruce Murphy - Sep 1st, 2017
- Alderman Bob Donovan thanks Sheriff Clarke on his years of dedication to public service - Ald. Bob Donovan - Sep 1st, 2017
- Sheriff David Clarke’s Resignation is a Victory for Milwaukee - U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore - Aug 31st, 2017
- Chairman Lipscomb Statement on Resignation of Sheriff Clarke - County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. - Aug 31st, 2017
- Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff - Earnell Lucas - Aug 31st, 2017
- Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Clarke Resignation - Sup. Supreme Moore Omokunde - Aug 31st, 2017
- Sen. Taylor Applauds Sheriff Clarke’s Resignation - State Sen. Lena Taylor - Aug 31st, 2017
- Resignation Letter - Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. - Aug 31st, 2017
Recent Press Releases by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
State aid to Milwaukee County has remained essentially flat in recent years despite the fact that the county sends $400 million more in tax revenue to Madison.
As a result of a class action lawsuit over jail conditions, a 2001 court-approved Consent Decree set specific staffing levels in order to provide reasonably necessary health care to inmates.
"We need transit options that can connect Milwaukee workers to jobs at Foxconn before the jobs become available, or workers without adequate transportation likely won't even apply."