Secretary John Fredericks is a former City of Milwaukee Police Officer. John began his career working part-time with the Town of Merton Lake Patrol and the Wisconsin State Fair / Capitol Police Departments.
John was then hired by the City of Milwaukee in 2002. While there, he served with the Anti-Gang Unit, Community Prosecution Unit, Special Investigations, as well as a Field Training Officer.
In 2010 John responded to a subject with a knife, which resulted in the use deadly force. As a result of the incident, John was awarded the Medal of Valor – Combat, and the Milwaukee Police Association Honor Award. He medically retired in 2012.
John is a contributing author to the book PTSD – No Apologies, and has been a guest speaker at classes on officer-involved shootings.
Contact John at firstname.lastname@example.org