Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr., honored for leadership, gives Keynote Address to the New York Oath Keepers 2nd Annual Awards Dinner in Albany, New York. June 11, 2016
Clarke is a lifelong resident of the City of Milwaukee and in March 2002 was appointed Sheriff by Governor Scott McCallum, and eight months later was elected to his first four-year term, earning 64% of the vote. His later victory margins up to 73% and 74% of the vote.
Clarke graduated summa cum laude from Concordia University Wisconsin with a degree in Criminal Justice Management, and in May 2003, Concordia honored him with their Alumnus of the Year Award. Sheriff Clarke also is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. This prestigious school trains law enforcement executives from all over the world, and provides management and leadership instruction. In July 2004, he completed the intensive three-week Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government, at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Sheriff Clarke was honored in May 2013, with the Sheriff of the Year Award from the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association for, “demonstrating true leadership and courage. . . staying true to his oath, true to his badge, and true to the people he has promised to serve and protect.”
Sheriff Clarke spoke about Black Lies (Lives) Matter, Baltimore, Ferguson, politics, law enforcement, and the courts.
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Here are Sheriff Clarke’s statements:
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