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Waukesha County Sheriff's Deputy facing charges of conducting an unauthorized strip search

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Waukesha County Sheriff's Deputy is facing charges after allegedly conducting an unauthorized strip search.

In November of 2017, The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office learned that a deputy conducted a strip search within the confines of the Waukesha County Jail.

According to release, the deputy, a 19-year veteran, assisted in a traffic stop in which an arrest of the occupants had been made. It was alleged that the Deputy conducted a strip search improperly at the Waukesha County Jail following that incident.

The deputy was placed on paid administrative leave and an investigation was conducted.

The Walworth County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation and the case was turned over to the Walworth County District Attorney's Office. The District Attorney's Office filed a charge of conducting an unauthorized strip search.

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office is conducting a separate internal investigation. 

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