Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Has Resigned

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigned Thursday, according to local Milwaukee news station TMJ4.

Clarke, who often rails against abortion, the Black Lives Matter movement, gun control, and Muslims, submitted a resignation letter to Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson on Thursday (Aug. 31).

Clake’s adviser, Craig Peterson, said the sheriff would be making an announcement about his future next week.

“Clarke wants people to know that he appreciates his 15 years of service and the support he’s gotten from the residents of Milwaukee County,” Peterson said. News of the resignation was first reported by conservative talk show host Mark Belling.

Clarke is not expected to join Donald Trump’s administration.

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