MADISON - Gov.
Scott Walker is meeting with Milwaukee authorities to discuss
public safety issues.
spokesman Tom Evenson said the governor met with Milwaukee
aldermen and the Milwaukee police and firefighter union
presidents in the state Capitol on Friday. Milwaukee Police
spokesman Tim Gauerke said police Chief Ed Flynn also attended.
on the city's northwest side erupted in violence Saturday and
Sunday nights after a police officer shot and killed 23-year-old
Friday's meeting had been scheduled several weeks ago but the
group did discuss the unrest. He declined to say whether any
strategies emerged from the meeting, calling it the beginning of
referred questions to Walker's office. The union presidents
didn't immediately return phone messages.