Complaints against Milwaukee officer who killed 3 dismissed

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Courtesy of WDJT-TV

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — A suburban Milwaukee police and fire commission has voted to dismiss the complaints against a police officer filed by the families of three men he fatally shot while on duty since 2015.

The Wauwatosa Police and Fire Commission unanimously voted Thursday in favor of a resolution that dismisses all pending matters relating to Joseph Mensah, including complaints by the families of Alvin Cole, Jay Anderson Jr. and Antonio Gonzales.

Mensah has signed a separation agreement with the City of Wauwatosa to resign from the police department, effective Nov. 30.

In doing so, the city agreed to compensate Mensah at least $130,000 in pay and benefits during and following his resignation.