Milwaukee seeks dismissal of stop-and-frisk suit

The City of Milwaukee wants a federal court to dismiss a class action lawsuit over allegedly unconstitutional stop-and-frisk practices by the Milwaukee Police Department because former Police Chief Edward Flynn retired and because the city has promised to change its stop-and-frisk practices.

“Flynn no longer exercises supervisory authority over MPD officer and MPD operations,” the city said in a court filing. Flynn also does not have the power to continue to have police officers “conduct a high volume of traffic and pedestrian stops,” the city argued. … ACLU of Wisconsin, which brought the suit on behalf of stop-and-frisk targets, argued against the city’s request. Read more…

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