City, county law enforcement leaders to go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss summer safety in Milwaukee, June 1

May 25, 2025

Sheriff Ball and Chief NormanMILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman and Milwaukee County Sheriff Denita Ball will be the featured guests for a special conversation, “An Ounce of Summer Prevention in Public Safety?” in an “On the Issues” program, Thursday, June 1, at 12:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall.

Derek Mosley, director of the Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education, will lead a conversation about public safety in the city and county. Norman and Ball will discuss reality versus perception, minimizing the increase in disorder that sometimes occurs in summer, and how Milwaukee fares compared with similar cities. The panelists will also discuss the Milwaukee Police Department’s 2023 Violent Crime Plan.

Registration for the free, public event is required and available online. Members of the media who are interested in attending should contact Kevin Conway, associate director of university communication, at

Through public programming such as the Marquette Law School Poll, “On the Issues” conversations with newsmakers, public lectures by leading scholars, conferences on issues of public significance, and the work of its Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education, Marquette Law School seeks to advance civil discourse about law and public policy matters.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or