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Milwaukee FPC files disciplinary charges against MPD officer in death of Joel Acevedo

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Fire and Police Commission announced Friday, July 10, the filing of disciplinary charges for Code of Conduct violations against Milwaukee Police Officer Michael Mattioli. 

“At my direction as Executive Director, and in consultation with the Milwaukee City Attorney’s office, the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) has completed an independent, unbiased and thorough investigation regarding potential Code of Conduct violations by Police Officer Mattioli that ultimately led to the death of Mr. Joel Acevedo,” said Griselda Aldrete, Executive Director of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. “These are serious charges, and a young man was tragically and violently killed. We will continue to pursue this process thoroughly and appropriately, guided as always by the principles of justice and accountability that must drive every action at the FPC.”

The charges were filed along with a referral for a disciplinary trial.

Charges include potential violation of Code of Conduct as it relates to Integrity, Respect and Violation of MPD SOP 450.65(B)(1)-Fire and Police Commission Investigations.

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