Jeffrey Norman named Milwaukee Police Chief | WUWM 89.7 FM

Jeffrey Norman has been named to a four-year time period as chief of the Milwaukee Police Division.

The performing police chief was permitted unanimously Thursday night time by the board of the Fire & Police Commission.

Commissioners pointed to Norman’s dedication to community-oriented policing, and his dedication to the progress of all of Milwaukee as examples of why they favored him as chief.

Board chair Ed Fallone mentioned board members hope Norman continues to guide the division in the identical path it’s been going since he’s been performing chief. He took that put up in December of 2020.

Fallone mentioned community-oriented policing isn’t a apply uniformly adopted by police departments within the U.S., together with in Milwaukee.

“I feel the members of the Fee are totally supportive of community-oriented policing as a technique, and Jeffrey Norman demonstrated in his time as performing chief that he’s totally dedicated to that technique as properly,” Fallone mentioned.

After the vote, Norman was emotional as he expressed his gratitude, saying he was “honored and deeply humbled by the board’s unanimous assist.” Norman continued, “I stay up for persevering with to work with the FPC for the betterment of our metropolis.”

Norman will serve a four-year time period after he takes the oath within the coming weeks.

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