If a bad guy comes in, everyone always wishes there were the John Wayne hero in the classroom to respondGun dealer wants more guns on campus Mar 05, 2008
The police chiefs have set out a strong, reasonable, agenda for actionIACP release gun violence report Sep 20, 2007
The policy on gun trace data disclosure has become even more difficult to comprehendBrady Center pushes for more gun data Aug 24, 2007
The American people would be willing to put up with a little more red tape if it stops some of the yellow crime-scene tapeVa. Tech shootings may aid bill's passage Apr 23, 2007
Either it's a broken promise or it's an open seat or bothUPI's Capital Comment for Tues., March 12 Mar 12, 2002
Walter Paul Helmke, Jr. (born 1948) is an American politician, and president of the Washington, DC-based Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. He has held this position since July 1, 2006. He is a former mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana and a former president of The United States Conference of Mayors.
Helmke is a graduate of Fort Wayne's North Side High School, Indiana University, where he was a member of thePhi Kappa Psi Fraternity, and of the Yale Law School. While at Indiana University, he was elected President of the Student Body. Helmke attended Yale at the same time that former President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton and was an acquaintance of each.
Helmke defeated Democratic incumbent Mayor Winfield C. Moses, Jr. in 1987. Helmke won re-election in 1991 and 1995. He did not seek re-election in 1999.