Gov. Scott Walker
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Governor Scott Walker Seeks Applicants for Milwaukee County Sheriff

The appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr.

By - Sep 6th, 2017 12:30 pm

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today announced he is seeking applicants to serve as the Milwaukee County sheriff.

The appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr. The appointed sheriff will begin serving immediately and will complete a term ending January 7, 2019.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please complete the Online Application on Governor Walker’s website, or send a cover letter and resume to govappointments@wisconsin.gov.

Applicants should outline in their cover letters what professional and academic experiences qualify them to serve as Milwaukee County sheriff and describe their civic activities and community involvement.

Application materials must be received no later than Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Potential applicants with questions about the appointments process may contact Gubernatorial Appointments Director Dan Sievert at (608) 266-1212

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