Earnell Lucas Archives

Making History: Top executive positions in Milwaukee are now all held by African American men

April 21, 2022

By the time voters in the City of Milwaukee elected Cavalier Johnson as mayor during a special election on April 5, 2022, about half of the 100 largest U.S. cities by population had already elected an African American mayor, according to the U.S. Census Bureau; but the inauguration of Mayor Johnson on April 13, 2022… [Read More]

Milwaukee Press Club celebrates its 136th anniversary with celebrity bartenders

December 9, 2021

On Thursday, December 2, 2021, The Milwaukee Press Club hosted its annual ‘Meet the Media’ event at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells Street. The annual event lets members of the public meet and share ideas and comments with members of the press. This year to celebrate the 136th anniversary of the Milwaukee Press Club… [Read More]

Sheriff Earnell Lucas announces candidacy for Mayor

October 28, 2021

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St., Sheriff Earnell Lucas gave a campaign speech announcing that he is running for Mayor of the City of Milwaukee. The event was well attended and Lucas gave a inspiring speech why he should be the next Mayor for the city of… [Read More]

Her Story Helped Build America

March 18, 2021

Her Story Helped Build America Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas

Sheriff Lucas helps students start the 2019-20 school year

September 12, 2019

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas is pictured with a student on their first day of school on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Siefert Elementary School. (Photo by MCSO).

Milwaukee County Sheriff ’s office and Milwaukee County Parks hosted their first ‘Parks and Public Safety Days’

August 1, 2019

On July 20 and July 27, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and the Milwaukee County Parks hosted the first Parks and Public Safety Days. The first event was held at Kosciuszko Park and the second was held at Washington Park. The Parks and Public Safety Days were free events and open to the entire… [Read More]

UNCF hosts 2019 Walk/Run for Education

July 18, 2019

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) hosted their annual Walk/Run for Education at Veterans Park on the lakefront. The family friendly 5K (3.1 mile) walk and certified run is a major fundraising event for the the Milwaukee Chapter of UNCF. It has become an annual tradition with many of the… [Read More]

Safe parks this summer? There’s an app for that

June 6, 2019

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) encourages the public to employ a new safety tool that assists residents in keeping neighborhood parks safe. The MCSO Mobile App is available for download on both Android and iOS cell phones. The app allows residents to share anonymous tips, report criminal activity in our parks, share public safety… [Read More]

Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus certified election results and sworn in during private ceremony

January 3, 2019

On Friday, December 14, 2018, Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucus (left) certified his election results and received his certificate of election at a private swearing in ceremony at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. He was joined by his wife, Linda (center) and was sworn in by Chief Judge Maxine Aldridge White. Lucas, a Major League Baseball security official,… [Read More]

Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas meets with the community at town hall event

November 29, 2018

On Monday, November 19, 2018, the Coalition for a People’s Sheriff hosted “Community Conversation: Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas” at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St. Sheriff-elect Earnell Lucas (left) welcomed Milwaukee County residents to a town hall forum about his plans for the Milwaukee County sheriff ’s office. Attendees were given an opportunity… [Read More]