The department tolerates misconduct. Prosecutors give cops career-saving deals. The commission reduces punishments when officers break the rules. As a result, police who have crossed to the other side of the law keep the power that comes with the badge. Meanwhile, citizens have no way of knowing whether the officers responsible for protecting them have tarnished records.
-The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Both Sides of the Law: At least 93 Milwaukee police officers have been disciplined for violating law.