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Michael Hafemann

Oct 26, 2020

Jewell to be first Black woman to serve as House of Correction superintendent

Chantell Jewell is set to be the first Black woman to serve as a superintendent of the Milwaukee House of Correction.

Nov 20, 2013

Abele declines to veto Sheriff’s Office absconder unit

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will let stand the County Board’s decision to keep with the Sheriff’s Office a five-man unit tasked with catching those who abscond from the House of Correction.

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.

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.

May 7, 2013

Hafemann takes over House of Correction control

Superintendent Michael Hafemann assumed control of Milwaukee County’s House of Correction early Tuesday morning.

May 1, 2013

Judge dismisses sheriff’s lawsuit over House of Correction control (UPDATE)

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s attorney pledged Wednesday to appeal a judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit alleging a superintendent cannot assume control of the House of Correction in Franklin.

Apr 18, 2013

House of Correction lawsuit in limbo

A judge delayed a decision Thursday on whether Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s lawsuit over House of Correction control will go to trial.

Mar 21, 2013

Milwaukee County supervisors push back in battle for HOC control

Milwaukee County supervisors reaffirmed their wish Thursday for the interim House of Correction superintendent to access the facility despite the county executive’s assertion the resolution would hinder rather than help.

Mar 14, 2013

Milwaukee County officials lament lack of electronic monitoring

Bunking inmates at the House of Correction who could be living at home is costing Milwaukee County taxpayers an estimated $1.5 million.

Mar 12, 2013

House of Correction control hits another snag

Milwaukee County supervisors may have inadvertently complicated their effort to transfer control of the House of Correction to a superintendent from Sheriff David Clarke Jr. by voting to create that position before the county executive is prepared to fill it.

Mar 7, 2013

House of Correction resolution could add to sheriff’s lawsuit

An effort to smooth the transfer of control of Milwaukee County’s House of Correction from Sheriff David Clarke Jr. to Interim Superintendent Michael Hafemann could backfire.

Mar 1, 2013

Abele names interim superintendent for House of Correction

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has named Michael Hafemann, former head of management and operations for the Sauk County Sheriff’s Department security and jail division, as interim superintendent of the House of Correction in Franklin.

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