David A. Clarke

There was no reason given for the abrupt resignation of now-former Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. on Thursday, but that’s precisely what either excited or scared some Twitter users upon hearing the news.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke will take a new job at the Department of Homeland Security after a grand jury recommended criminal charges against staff members at a jail that he runs after the dehydration death of inmate Terrill Thomas.