Statement on The Heroic Actions of Off-Duty MPD Officer
Statement from Alderman Michael Murphy
I am extremely grateful for the heroic actions of an off-duty Milwaukee police officer who yesterday put his own life at risk to help a citizen in the Third Ward. His instinctive nature to step in helped protect the lives of others who were in the area, and he is a shining example of the commitment our law enforcement officials have when it comes to protecting and serving our community.
I hope the officer recovers fully and quickly, and I wish him and his family the best at this time.
The men and women of the Milwaukee Police Department who responded swiftly to this incident also deserve kudos. Their quick work led to the arrests of two suspects, and I hope to see that justice in this case is served.
- Suspects in Connection to Off-Duty MPD Detective Shot Criminally Charged - Milwaukee Police Department - Jan 18th, 2022
- Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Statement on Incident in Third Ward - City of Milwaukee Health Department - Jan 14th, 2022
- Statement on The Heroic Actions of Off-Duty MPD Officer - Ald. Michael Murphy - Jan 14th, 2022
- Statement on Officer Involved Third Ward Shooting - Ald. Bob Bauman - Jan 14th, 2022
- Another Brave Police Officer Steps Up For Us! - Bob Donovan - Jan 14th, 2022
- Taylor Statement on Off-Duty Officer Shooting - State Sen. Lena Taylor - Jan 13th, 2022
- Earnell Lucas Statement On Officer Shooting In The Third Ward - Earnell Lucas - Jan 13th, 2022
- Off-Duty MPD Detective Shot - Milwaukee Police Department - Jan 13th, 2022
- Off-Duty Officer Shot in Third Ward - Corri Hess - Jan 13th, 2022
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