Joseph Mensah Archives

Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah suspended by city’s Police and Fire Commission

July 30, 2020

Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah has been suspended by the city’s Police and Fire Commission (PFC). The unanimous vote by five commissioners, done virtually over Zoom because of the pandemic, came as part of a special meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, that accepted administrative charges filed against Mensah by the family of Jay Anderson…. [Read More]

Families of 3 people killed by same Wauwatosa police officer protest, file complaints; Common Council responds with plans for body cameras

July 2, 2020

All over Wauwatosa on Thursday, June 18, 2020, calls for justice could be heard as the families of three people — all of whom were killed by the same Wauwatosa police officer — filed citizen complaints. Four years after Jay Anderson Jr.’s death, his family filed a citizen complaint against the officer who killed him…. [Read More]