Louis was born in Springfield, Ohio but was raised in Milwaukee and attended elementary and middle school in the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) system. Louis graduated from Whitefish Bay’s Dominican High School in 1979 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice Concentration from the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) in 1983. Louis attended UMD on an academic and athletic scholarship where he played collegiate basketball.
Louis has been employed with numerous social service agencies including Wisconsin Correctional Services (Casework Coordinator) and the Milwaukee County Mental Complex (Court Liaison Worker). Louis also has worked in the professional sports security field in several positions as NBA-Security Representative, Bucks-Security Liaison, Bradley Center Security Liaison and Major League Baseball-Authenticator.
Louis is currently retired (2013) from the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) after spending 25 years of service, 19 years as a Detective and 6 years as patrol officer. Louis worked in all departments of MPD except Sensitive Crimes with his last few years being assigned to the Dignitary Protection Unit, Homicide and Internal Affairs. Currently, Louis is employed at SysLogic, Inc. as the Community Affairs Liaison where he assists the company and CEO in networking with non-profits, community organizations, committees and boards in our communities.
Louis is currently WOTC-Board/Deacon Chairman at his church and is on the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Program Committee member. Louis is married to Barbara who teaches kindergarten at MPS and has two adult children, Matthew and Meghan. Louis enjoys mentoring youth, public speaking, networking, fishing, politics and spectator sports.