MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Attorney General Brad Schimel issued the following statement after Milwaukee Police Officer Charles Irvine Jr. was killed in the line of duty, and another Milwaukee Police Officer was injured:

“Tonight, my prayers are with Milwaukee Police Department and the families of Officer Charles Irvine Jr. and the other officer injured this evening.

Officer Irvine gave the ultimate sacrifice for his community. May God rest Charles’s soul; and may God watch over the injured officer’s recovery.

Every day in this state, thousands of law enforcement put their life on the thin blue line for our safety and security. May the safety and wellness of the men and women in blue be in our prayers every day, as we realize the sacrifices they and their families make for our beautiful Wisconsin communities.”

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