IUPA Statement on the loss of Officer Peter E Jerving
Tuesday, 07 February 2023
International Union of Police Associations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Dennis J. Slocumb Phone: 1-941-487-2560
Email: [email protected]
Statement of Sam A. Cabral, President of the International Union of Police Associations, on the killing of Milwaukee Police Officer Peter E. Jerving
During the early morning hours of February 7th, 2023, Milwaukee Police Officer Peter E. Jerving was shot and killed while apprehending a robbery suspect, from a robbery that had occurred the day prior...
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