Thursday, April 5, 2018

Fire and Police Commission Appointed Alfonso Morales As Milwaukee Police Chief

Morales becomes the new Milwaukee Chief of Police.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

April 5, 2018

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Thursday, the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission unanimously voted to appoint Alfonso Morales as the new Milwaukee Chief of Police. Police Chief Morales will served the rest of former Chief of Police Edward Flynn term, which end on January 7, 2020. Flynn retired.
Last February,  Morales was selected as the new Interim Milwaukee Chief of Police by the Commission.
Morales is bilingual and speaks Spanish very well, which in 2013, he told Hispanic News Network U.S.A. (HNNUSA) during an interview that it has been an asset in communicating with the predominantly Hispanic population in Milwaukee. Morales is one of 10 siblings and his father is originally from the state of Michoacan.
He went to Milwaukee Trade and Technical High School from 1984 to 1988, in that same year he entered Carroll College and later received a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal justice and Spanish. 
Morales has an impressive and honorable service record in the police department. He was an officer from 1993 to 1999, then was promoted to detective from 1999 to 2003 where he served in the homicide division, then became a Lieutenant in 2003, where served in several assignments that included the homicide division, internal affairs, training academy and the narcotics bureau.

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