MPD officer sentenced for conducting illegal strip searches

CREATED Jun 21, 2013 - UPDATED: Jun 21, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - The former Milwaukee police officer accused of conducting illegal strip searches was given 26 months in prison.

Michael Vagnini pleaded No Contest to the crimes back in April. According to the Journal Sentinel, he will be taken off the city's payroll right after sentencing.

Three other officers linked to the scandal are also suspended with pay until their trials later in 2013.