Four Milwaukee aldermen are calling for a public vetting process in the appointment of future Fire and Police Commissioners.
Aldermen Milele Coggs, Nik Kovac, Ashanti Hamilton and Jose Perez have called for the use of this process to fill two current vacancies on the seven-member Commission.
The aldermen belive a more inclusive process is needed so that the Fire and Police Commission more closely mirrors the diversity in the community.
“To be clear, we will not support any Commission candidate who does not go through a public vetting process,” read a statement by the four aldermen.
“Also, we are supporting possible changes to the current process that would allow the public to submit the names of potential Commission appointees.