As noted by Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who’s fond of hurling juvenile insults in order to get some cheap publicity, recently wrote a piece for the Wisconsin State Journal blasting plans in Dane County to create a system of community courts. The idea behind the planned community [...]
Whomever said politics makes for strange bedfellows certainly wasn’t kidding.
Case in point is news today that the County Board’s budget panel, which includes at least four progressives, voted to give conservative Sheriff David Clarke a budget much, much closer to the budget he requested than the scaled-down budget the Sheriff would have gotten under [...]
This is worth a read… If you’re a numbers-crunching fiscal conservative like Abele, one obvious place to look for cuts is the Sheriff’s Department. In the decade prior to Abele’s election, the sheriff’s budget had risen 61 percent, far faster than any other county department. It was something of a sacred cow under former county [...]
What does Milwaukee County Sheriff David “Keystone Cop” Clarke think of Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s proposal to cut $12 million in funding from Clarke’s budget for 2014?
Read for yourself. “Abele should be drug tested. He has to be on heroin to be hallucinating with that wild proposal. He might go to bed [...]
Just in case anyone actually believe Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke really is/was a Democrat, Sheriff Clarke will be the keynote speaker at an event later today sponsored by the Republican Party of Wisconsin – 4th Congressional District. Here are the details of the event. The Republican Party of Wisconsin – 4th Congressional District
Stay classy, Sheriff David Clarke… Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and members of his office were noticeably absent Wednesday from the 9-11 anniversary ceremony at the War Memorial Center — with one of Clarke’s sergeants a no-show despite being listed in the program.
Sgt. Brandy Lester of the sheriff’s office had participated last [...]
Another day, another absolutely bizarre situation from Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and one of his top toadies, Inspector Richard Schmidt. Michael Hafemann, the new superintendent of the House of Correction, must have known he was going to butt heads with Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.
Clarke relinquished control of the facility earlier [...]
I’d love to hear Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s explanation for the 24-minute gap between reports of smoke billowing from the Milwaukee County Courthouse and his 911 center calling for fire fighters, but apparently Sheriff Clarke isn’t responding to requests for an explanation. Smoke alarms sounded at the Milwaukee County Courthouse starting shortly after noon [...]
Remember, concealed carry here in Wisconsin was supposed to make us all safer… Two Milwaukee men — each with a state permit to carry a concealed weapon — traded dozens of shots in a rolling shootout through two sides of town and down a freeway, the kind of scenario concealed-carry opponents feared would turn road [...]
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is an absolute disgrace… After discussing the low odds of being killed by terrorists and the various scandals in President Barack Obama’s administration, Clarke then said: “Yeah, you know what, on an everyday basis to me, federal government is a bigger threat.”