Milwaukee Police Officer Suspended After Being Arrested for Striking Squad Car while Intoxicated
An off-duty Milwaukee Police officer struck a squad car on Saturday afternoon while intoxicated.
According to Milwaukee Police, the incident occurred around 4:20 PM at 76th Street and West Florist Avenue.
The squad car was struck from behind by a vehicle as it was stopped at a red traffic signal.
One officer in the vehicle, a 45-year old male, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a minor injury.
The driver of the striking vehicle is a 48-year old female, who is a Milwaukee Police Officer with 22-years’ experience, and was off-duty.
She was arrested for operating while intoxicated. She has been suspended from MPD.
The squad sustained moderate rear-end damage.