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David Clarke

May 23, 2016

BENCH BLOG: Sheriff fights law, law wins

A sheriff did battle with the open records law and lost.

Apr 24, 2016

Milwaukee County pays high price for sheriff’s lawsuits

Milwaukee County has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past several years to cover the legal costs of lawsuits brought by the county sheriff.

Aug 5, 2015

Half of blacks say police have treated them unfairly

A majority of blacks in the United States — more than three out of five — say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason.

Dec 10, 2013

Talk is cheap in John Doe probe

A lot of folks — perhaps too many — are spouting off about the John Doe probe launched by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office into the campaign of Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and more than two dozen conservative groups, among others.

Dec 5, 2013

Milwaukee County approves $15K settlement for inmate

Milwaukee County’s Judiciary, Services and General Services Committee approved a $15,000 settlement Thursday for a former county inmate who was hospitalized while incarcerated.

Nov 12, 2013

Milwaukee County sheriff retains HOC absconder responsibility

The Milwaukee County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to allow Sheriff David Clarke to continue to track and capture those who abscond from House of Correction supervision.

Nov 8, 2013

Amendment designed to ensure unit catches HOC absconders

A budget amendment passed by Milwaukee County’s finance committee Wednesday is designed to ensure that Sheriff David Clarke will follow through with a promise his office made to catch those who abscond from the House of Correction.

Oct 28, 2013

Milwaukee County supervisors move to restore HOC money

Eight Milwaukee County supervisors said Monday that they trust the sheriff to catch House of Correction absconders, despite those who say he has failed to do so in the past.

Oct 22, 2013

Milwaukee supervisors look to return money to sheriff’s budget

Milwaukee County supervisors want Sheriff David Clarke’s office to keep millions of dollars County Executive Chris Abele seeks to take away.

Oct 11, 2013

Budget would transfer e-monitoring enforcement to DA’s office

Five Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies tasked with catching fugitives could lose their jobs if their positions are transferred to the District Attorney’s Office.

Sep 26, 2013

Milwaukee County Board approves settlement with sheriff

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement with Sheriff David Clarke Jr. that would mark the end of his lawsuit over House of Correction control.

Jul 25, 2013

Milwaukee County Board delays Clarke settlement

A potential settlement between Milwaukee County and Sheriff David Clarke Jr. has been delayed until at least September.


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