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MILWAUKEE COUNTY – Today, the Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization (MPSO) announced its endorsement of Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff. This announcement makes the MPSO the only law enforcement organization to endorse a candidate in the race for Sheriff.
“The Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization is proud to endorse its former member, Earnell Lucas for Milwaukee County Sheriff,” said Carmelo Patti, president of the MPSO. “As a retired captain and current security executive for a professional sports league, Earnell has the law enforcement and leadership experience necessary to lead our Sheriff’s Office forward. Earnell’s over forty years of public safety experience have prepared him to make Milwaukee County a safe community.”
“I am deeply honored by the support of my colleagues in the Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization,” said Lucas. “I am proud to have the endorsement of the leaders who supervise the day-to-day operations of the Milwaukee Police Department. I thank them for supporting my effort to restore honor, integrity and trust to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office.”
Lucas is a decorated law enforcement executive and respected public safety professional. His experiences include partnering with law enforcement and public safety officials from around the country and around the world. While a police captain, he commanded a district that formed coalitions with stakeholders to reduce crime and improve community relations. During his time at Major League Baseball, he has led operations to ensure the safety of over 75 million fans and the integrity of our national pastime.
The Democratic Primary election will be held Tuesday, August 14. In-person early voting in Milwaukee County began on Monday, July 30. For further information on voting, visit myvote.wi.gov. For further information about Earnell Lucas, visit lucasformke.com.