Several Milwaukee Police Department ("MPD") officers are under investigation for illegal strip searches and body cavity searches. Now the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that two of the police officers accused of performing at least one of the illegal searches were involved in the death of Derek Williams. Officers Jeffrey Cline and Gregory Kuspa are named in the police reports regarding Mr. Williams' death and in police reports regarding an illegal search.
Read the report by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
As a result of the ongoing investigations into misconduct by MPD officers, the United States Department of Justice is considering a federal investigation into a possible pattern of civil rights violations within the MPD.
Milwaukee Personal Injury Attorneys on Civil Rights Laws in Wisconsin
The civil rights lawyers of Samster, Konkel & Safran, S.C. represent the long-term girlfriend of Derek Williams, on behalf of their three young children. Our Milwaukee personal injury attorneys also represent several victims of the illegal strip searches and body cavity searches. We are working to ensure that there is justice and accountability for the victims of civil rights violations.