Milwaukee activists ask Walker to appoint new sheriff

Milwaukee activists today slammed Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke’s promotion to a position in the Department of Homeland Security, calling the appointment “disgraceful.”
They also called on Gov. Scott Walker to appoint a sheriff friendlier toward immigrant families, following Clarke’s announcement in a radio interview yesterday that he’s leaving his post to join the Trump administration. A DHS spokeswoman yesterday did not confirm Clarke’s appointment.
Voces de la Frontera Executive Director Christine Neumann-Ortiz said in a press call this morning that President Trump’s choice of Clarke to f...

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