Resignation of Gilberto Fernandez-Rosa
Milwaukee, WI (February 9, 2021) On Tuesday, February 9, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received the resignation of Gilberto Fernandez-Rosa, formerly a correctional officer employed in the Milwaukee County Jail. Mr. Fernandez-Rosa was arrested by Sheriff’s detectives on January 29, in connection with sexual assault allegations made by a woman held in our custody. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office charged Mr. Fernandez-Rosa with two counts of second-degree sexual assault in relation to the complaint, and one count of fourth-degree sexual assault stemming from an allegation made by a former colleague.
Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas issued the following statement today, “The resignation of Mr. Fernandez-Rosa is reflective of the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office holding its members to a high standard and an acknowledgement that he could no longer uphold the high honor of his employment.”