Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization




MONDAY, AUGUST 24th, 2015

9:00 am   &    7:00 pm

Included at both meetings . . .

Nominations will be accepted for two (2) Board positions (term of office January 1st, 2016 through December 31st, 2018). Terms currently held by Scott Charles and Mark Wroblewski expire 12/31/15).

Any member interested in running for these positions must do the following:

1.Nominations shall be made from the floor by a current MPSO member in good standing and receive two seconds from other current MPSO member in good standing.

2.Nominee must either be present at the meeting or accept the nomination in a signed and dated letter.

3.Members eligible for nomination must have attended at least two General Membership meetings during the twelve (12) months preceding their nomination.  If the member is present at the General Membership meeting during which they are nominated, this meeting will count as one of the required two meetings.

2015 MPSO Golf Outing

Join us for a day of golf, friends, & fun on Monday, September 14th at Scenic View Country Club in Slinger, WI.  8:30 am registration with a 9:30 am shotgun start.  Includes lunch on the course, buffet dinner, prizes and raffles.  Download the Golf Outing brochure and sign up your foursome.  Sign up early to ensure your spot, this event has become increasingly popular and sold out last year!


As our members are aware, the state law which overruled the City of MIlwaukee’s residency requirement for our members has been winding it’s way through the Wisconsin judiciary.  In the latest twist, the Court of Appeals has now ruled that law unconstitutional, essentially restoring the City’s right to impose residency.

The next question:  will the Supreme Court take the case?  If not, the Court of Appeals decision stands.  If the Supreme Court takes the case, the law will remain in flux until they render a decision.

Meanwhile, the City’s official position is as follows:

“On July 21, 2015, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals rightfully issued a unanimous decision upholding the City of Milwaukee’s 75 year old residency ordinance. The ordinance requires all city employees to become residents of the city within 6 months of hire, and to remain residents as a condition of being employed by the city. The Court’s decision held that under the Home Rule Amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution, the City of Milwaukee is entitled to enforce the ordinance in spite of a state statute enacted in June, 2013 to the contrary.

The City of Milwaukee is committed to continuing its residency rule. However, in consideration of uncertainty during the time it may take to know whether the Wisconsin Supreme Court will review the case, the City has agreed to continue to suspend enforcement of the ordinance. The City will fully enforce the ordinance once the Supreme Court either refuses review or affirms the Court of Appeals’ well-founded opinion. Employees who disregard the ordinance do so at their own risk.”

2013 - 2014 Arbitration Award

On Friday, May 1st, 2015, the MPSO received Arbitrator Richard McLaughlin’s decision in the MPSO - City of Milwaukee arbitration.

     The issues arbitrated included Article 9 (Base Salary) and Article 14 & 15 (Pension benefits).  The Arbitrator’s decided:


Effective July 1, 2013, a 2.5% across the board increase in Base Salary

Effective July 1, 2014, a 2.5% across the board increase in Base Salary

City’s proposal to apply a new age for retirement eligibility: denied


For actual rates of pay, see the 2013-2014 Contract.

Read the entire decision in pdf to get a full understanding of the whole case and the award.

The MPSO Board thanks our members for their support, trust, and patience, without which we could not have had this fair and successful outcome.

Healthy Rewards Program

If you haven’t already, check out  This program allows your to earn $250 towards a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).  Don’t leave money on the table!



Interested in advertising on our website?  Call the office for more information on a low cost way to advertise to the membership.  

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2900 W. Forest Home Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
414.672.MPSO (6776)
414.672.6798 (fax)

Board of Directors

Nick Kerhin - President
Carmelo Patti - Vice President
Mark Wroblewski - Treasurer
Scott Charles - Secretary 
Joe Seitz - Director
Gregg Duran - Director

Tom Klusman - Labor Relations Manager
Upcoming Events 
2015 Open Meetings: 9am & 7pm
August 24
November 16
Golf Outing - September 14
Christmas Party - December 10


Sponsors & Friends

Joe Sullivan

Financial Consultant

Kurt Triebold

Financial Consultant

Milwaukee Retired Police Association

Sebastian Raclaw Abdominal Cancer Research Fund.

Job Opportunities

State Fair Park Police

Officers who have retired in good standing and have an active LESB certification may call (414) 266-7033 for more information and an application.

Mount Mary University

Public Safety Officer:

2nd Shift: 3pm to 11pm - weekends

Mount Mary University is currently seeking an individual to contribute to the realization of our mission through the role of part time (2 days/week) Public Safety Officer.  Prior security experience and a valid WI driver’s license and CPR/AED certification preferred. 

For confidential consideration, please apply on line at or send resume to  

Any questions, please feel free to call 414-258-4810 and contact either Paul Leshok, Director of Public Safety at  x658 or Christine Lukas Human Resource Rep. at  x350.

University School of Milwaukee

Security Officer:

University School of Milwaukee is seeking part-time security officers; shifts vary, additional hours required on as needed basis. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be flexible beyond scheduled work hours, will have good communication skills, the ability to deal with a wide variety of people and situations, and to quickly and calmly assess situations. Interested candidates please send a resume to

Golf Outing

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