Interview: Lucas as mayor would focus on combatting crime, addressing racial disparities


Addressing violent crime, car thefts and racial disparities would be some of Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas’s priorities should voters elect him to be Milwaukee’s next mayor.
Lucas said he wants to work with community members and get the police “on its toes” working hard to reduce violent crime in Milwaukee. The 63 year-old who grew up in the Hillside housing projects on Milwaukee’s northwest side said increasing community policing efforts and traffic stops will help police fight illegal guns, drugs and human trafficking.
“Violent crime is our most pressing problem here in the city of ...

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