Mayor Barrett Issues Statement on Wauwatosa Police Officer
June 19, 2015
Mayor Barrett’s Statement on Today’s Incident:
"Today’s shooting of a Wauwatosa Police detective on Milwaukee’s northwest side is both alarming and deplorable. My thoughts are with the wounded officer and his family.
"The Milwaukee Police Department has been joined by other law enforcement agencies to apprehend the suspect and investigate the circumstances of the shooting. The cooperation and thoroughness of the response is admirable.
"This incident is a reminder of the dangers our police officers face. I greatly appreciate the work of all the professionals who protect our community."