Milwaukee Chief of Police Jeffrey Norman to Headline Newsmaker Luncheon

Event Details

Join us for a Newsmaker Luncheon with Milwaukee Chief of Police Jeffrey Norman.

Norman, who joined the Milwaukee Police Department in 1996, rose through the department, serving as a detective, lieutenant and captain before being named assistant chief in 2020. Among his responsibilities, Norman served as executive commander of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, overseeing the Homicide, Special Investigation, Violent Crimes, General Crimes, Sensitive Crimes, Fusion and Forensic Divisions. 

Later that year, Norman was appointed acting chief. He was sworn in as chief in November 2021.

Norman will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, to be moderated by Milwaukee Press Club President Maryann Lazarski, series/documentary producer for Milwaukee PBS.

The media panel:
A.J. Bayatpour, CBS 58
Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Megan Marshall, Spectrum News 1

The luncheon is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. in Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Luncheon series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1 and supporting sponsor We Energies. partners with the press club as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Medical College of Wisconsin, Commercial Association of REALTORS and Spectrum.


Register for Event

The press club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are held to inform the public about the people and issues that affect individuals and communities in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The cost to attend is $25 for MPC members, $30 for non-members and $20 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done by booking below. Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

March 2024 Newsmaker Luncheon – Jeffrey Norman


Non-Member Newsmaker Ticket – $30.00 – Jeffrey Norman


MPC Member Newsmaker Ticket – $25.00 – Jeffrey Norman

(Must be a Milwaukee Press Club member and current on membership dues.)


Student Newsmaker Ticket – $20 – Jeffrey Norman

(Must be a full-time student.)


Attendee Information – March 2024 Newsmaker-Jeffrey Norman

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