Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.
Sheriff Clarke urges Milwaukee County residents to take up arms in order to defend and protect themselves against violent criminals until help arrives.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 25, 2013
Milwaukee, WI - Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. has released a public safety message on the radio urging the public to take a gun public safety course to learn how to handle a gun in order to defend and protect themselves and their families. "So you defend yourself until we get there," Clarke said, your personal safety is no longer a spectator sport and "I need you in the game."
Clarke continues, "With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option. You could beg for mercy from a violent criminal, hide under the bed, or you can fight back. You have a duty to protect yourself and your family. We're partners now. Can I count on you?"
Sheriff Clarke came short of actually asking for and creating an arm Posse of volunteers in Milwaukee County.
Sheriff Clarke audio public safety message at following link: http://bit.ly/XBokDv