Statement on Milwaukee County Sheriff Vacancy
Milwaukee County Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt will continue to serve as acting sheriff for the remainder of Sheriff Clarke’s term ending January 7, 2019.
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today announced he will not appoint a replacement to fill the vacancy created by Sheriff David Clarke’s resignation. Milwaukee County Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt will continue to serve as acting sheriff for the remainder of Sheriff Clarke’s term ending January 7, 2019.
“With the November election just months away, Governor Walker believes it is best left to the voters of Milwaukee County to decide who their next sheriff should be,” said Amy Hasenberg, Governor Walker’s press secretary.
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