Mayor Cavalier Johnson
Press Release

Milwaukee Mayor Johnson’s Statement on New Year’s Day Violence

 

By - Jan 1st, 2022 01:54 pm

“We have started the New Year with an unacceptable continuation of the gun violence that marred 2021.  A nine-year-old was wounded, a forty-year-old was killed, and several others were seriously injured.

“This ongoing turmoil must end.  Milwaukee cannot sustain this continued level of violence.

“In the near future, I will finalize Milwaukee’s new public safety and violence reduction plan.  It will include prevention, intervention, and accountability for those perpetuating violence.

“There is no higher priority for my administration than reducing violence.  We can – and we must – break this cycle and return peace to our neighborhoods that have endured this scourge.”

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