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City facing more lawsuits over strip searches

Jaclyn Brandt

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City facing more lawsuits over strip searches

CREATED Nov. 12, 2013

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Police Department is facing a growing number of lawsuits over strip searches.

The Journal Sentinel reports at least 20 people have now filed lawsuits against the department.
Many involve searches conducted by former officer Michael Vagnini.

He is serving 26 months in prison for illegal rectal searches and misconduct in office.

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