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Unpoliced use of force plagues Milwaukee police department

Reporter John Diedrich of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel revealed the Milwaukee police department is inadequate in its tracking of the use of force. The article documented the record of an officer who was with the department for just three years but racked up a record of using force and attracted complaints far in excess of fellow officers. In three of the cases, the officer hit people with a flashlight. The department says it knew about this officer but did nothing. The story also showed Milwaukee

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