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2 Milwaukee officers in court over suspected illegal strip searches


MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Two Milwaukee police officers will be in court Tuesday on charges they failed to intervene as fellow officers conducted illegal strip searches and body cavity searches.

The two officers are on suspension. Jeffrey Dollhopf is charged with felony misconduct in public office and being party to the crime of illegal cavity search. Brian Kozelek is charged with illegal strip search and misconduct in office. Both have pre-trial appearances Tuesday. Their trials are scheduled to start next week.

Two other officers were charged. Michael Vagnini was sentenced to 26 months in prison and Jacob Knight was sentenced to 20 days in jail.

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