Thursday, January 5, 2012

Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief Winston Retires To End Internal Investigation Against Him Involving Another Man

Darryl Winston

Chief Edward Flynn, Milwaukee Police Department confirmed that Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief Darryl Winston had retired.

By H. Nelson Goodson
January 5, 2012

Milwaukee - On Thursday, Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief Darryl Winston for the Professional Standards Bureau submitted his retirement ending an internal investigation against him, according to Chief Edward Flynn, Milwaukee Police Department. Winston was suspended and put on administrative leave with pay pending the oucome of an investigation shortly after the December 20 incident. When, he was found in company of another man inside his vehicle in a dark alley by an officer patrolling the area.
At first, Winston claimed the 23-year-old man was his nephew, but an initial investigation found Winston had lied. The men was a felon and family members confirmed he wasn't related to Winston.
No details were released about what transpired between Winston and the man while they were parked in a dark alley at the 3100 block of W. Silver Spring Drive. He earned a $120,632 in salary per year and had worked for the department for 28 years, according to state records.
An internal investigation was initiated, but with Winston's sudden retirement, it automatically ends the internal investigation by the same bureau he once commanded, according to Chief Flynn.

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