Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn took the hot seat on Monday as homicides and carjackings grip the city. Members of the Common Council’s Public Safety committee wanted to know what the MPD is doing to fight criminal activity. Emotions ran high at times.
The chair of the Public Safety committee, Ald. Bob Donovan, opened the discussion.
“We indeed are not satisfied with the level of safety in Milwaukee and that the status quo is simply unacceptable,” Donovan says.
Police Chief Edward Flynn began his testimony by offering encouraging numbers.