Taylor Statement on Death of MPD Officer Charles Irvine Jr.

(MADISON) – Upon learning of the death of Milwaukee Police officer Charles Irvine, Jr. and injuries sustained by his partner, Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement:

“I am very sorry to learn of the death of Milwaukee Police Officer Charles Irvine, Jr., while in the line of duty and service to our community. I send my condolences to the parents, family, and colleagues of this young officer as well. We know that this is a dangerous job, but it doesn’t make it any easier to lose the life of an officer in this way. I join many in their prayers for the full recovery of the officer who was injured as the two were involved in the pursuit of a reckless driver.”