Wisconsin officer who killed 3 people in 5 years quits the force

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Joseph Mensah was cleared of wrongdoing each time, but there have long been calls for the officer to be fired. A Wisconsin police officer who has shot and...
Joseph Mensah was cleared of wrongdoing each time, but there have long been calls for the officer to be fired.

A Wisconsin police officer who has shot and killed three people in just five years is resigning from the Wauwatosa Police Department, effective Monday, Nov. 30.

Joseph Mensah was cleared of wrongdoing in each case, however, there have long been calls from the local community to fire him.

Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah, who has shot and killed three people in five years, was cleared of wrongdoing each time, but there have long been calls from the local community to fire him.

The town council reportedly reached a separation agreement Tuesday between its police union, the Wauwatosa Peace Officer's Association, the city of Wauwatosa and Mensah.

Even Jay-Z's social justice organization, Team ROC, called for Mensah's ouster in July of this year. Team ROC, Until Freedom and Gathering for Justice took out a full-page ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel calling for District Attorney John Chisholm to prosecute the officer.

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