Waukesha Parade Meet Darrell Brooks, ‘Progressive’ Prosecutor With Suspected Darrell Brooks

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The horrific events in Waukesha – which left five dead and dozens injured – have prompted questions about how law enforcement failed to protect the town of Wisconsin.

In recent days, public attention has shifted to the fact that Darrell Brooks, a suspect in the plowing of his SUV in a crowd gathered for a Christmas parade on Sunday, was released from prison by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm earlier this month. Unduly low “bail amount.

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“The state’s bail recommendation in this case has been unduly reduced in light of the nature of the recent charges and the pending charges against Mr. Brooks,” Chisholm’s office said in a statement.

A self-described “progressive”, Chisholm has defended left-leaning reforms and has previously acknowledged that his proposals could leave a person and lead to murder.

Milwaukee County District Attorney John T. Chisholm.
(Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office)

“Am I going to distract someone or am I involved in a treatment program, who will go out and kill someone?” He told the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal in 2007. “You bet. Guarantee. It’s guaranteed to happen. It doesn’t invalidate the overall approach.”

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The newspaper reported in 2013 that his “future is now real” as Jeremiah Schroeder was charged with first-degree reckless homicide after leaving custody on a deferred prosecution agreement with Chisholm’s office. Bob Lutz, whose granddaughter overdosed on the heroin supplied by Schroeder, said: “If (Schroeder) was in the way he should have been in prison, this would not have happened.”

Waukesha, WI - November 22: Police cleared debris after a driver plowed into a Christmas parade on Downtown's main street in Waukesha, Wisconsin on November 22, 2021.  Five people were killed after a man driving an SUV entered a parade route and struck tens of thousands.

Waukesha, WI – November 22: Police cleared debris after a driver plowed into a Christmas parade on Downtown’s main street in Waukesha, Wisconsin on November 22, 2021. Five people were killed after a man driving an SUV entered a parade route and struck dozens of people.
(Photo by Jim Wondruska / Getty Images)

After Sunday’s march, Chisholm’s office said it would review the state’s bail recommendation for Brooks – “inconsistent with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office on matters involving violent crime, or it is not at risk.” Defendant’s assessment before bail is set. “

“This office is currently conducting an internal review of the latest bail recommendation decision in this regard and determining the appropriate next steps.”

Chairs were dropped after plowing a car through a holiday parade on November 21, 2021 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.  (REUTERS / Daniel Steinle)

Chairs were dropped after plowing a car through a holiday parade on November 21, 2021 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. (LOVEBYLIFE / Daniel Steinle)

Brooks was released on $ 1,000 bond after he ran over the baby’s mother earlier this month.

Republican State Rep. Cindy Duchau Said that reported He reintroduces a constitutional amendment that would change Wisconsin’s bail process. “He tried to run over his girlfriend with his car – it was a murder attempt,” he said. “If you are a danger to society, you have to work hard to get out.”

Chisholm’s office did not immediately respond to LBL’ request for comment.

On his website, Chisholm’s bio addresses his deliberate stance on crime. “As our district attorney, John takes a tough stand on violent crime,” it reads.

“John has created special units to target witnesses, child abuse and gun-and-drug-related crime. The Community Prosecution Program, where they work with residents, businesses and nonprofits to combat crime at ground level. “

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