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Who is Joseph Mensah?
Joseph Anthony Mensah is a well-known and decorated Police Officer who joined law enforcement as a volunteer Reserve Police Officer at Wauwatosa Police Department in 2009. As of 2023, he is about 29 years old along with 5 feet and 9 inches tall in height.
Joseph Mensah is one of the most controversial Police Officers at Wauwatosa Dept. He has been in the news for his recent fatal shooting which killed 17 years old Alvin Cole on February 2, 2020, at Mayfair Mall.
In his career, he had been accused of three fatal shootings and deaths of three people named Antonio Gonzalez Jr., Jay Anderson, and Alvin Cole. On August 8, 2020, Mensah was with his girlfriend at her house when a group of around 50-60 people approached his girlfriend’s house for protest. The protesters physically assaulted him and tried to shoot him. They fired a shotgun that missed by inches and was discharged at the backdoor. (Update: August 11, 2020)
10 Things to Know about Joseph Mensah
- After Joining Wauwatosa Police Department in 2015, he landed in the controversial shooting of 29 years old Antonio Gonzalez for confronting officers with a sword.
- On June 23, 2016, Jay Anderson Jr. Son of Jay Anderson’s Sr. was shot to death at around 3 A.M. in Wauwatosa’s Madison Park.
- The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office deemed justified self-defence by Joseph against the fatal shootings of Gonzalez And Anderson Jr.
- Joseph was suspended from the police department by the Wauwatosa Police and Fire Commission in early July.
- His brother, Christopher Mensah organized a fundraising appeal created on July 16 for Joseph which helped them to raise $74,882 USD of a $50,000 USD target.
- Wauwatosa Police confirmed that in all three fatal shootings of Joseph, the people shot were armed.
- Dennis McBride, Wauwatosa Mayor issued a statement and referred to the protestors’ action as Criminal and assured that the guilty would be prosecuted to the fullest extent allowed by law.
- Attorney Kimberly Motley is representing the Gonzalez, Anderson and Cole family case.
- Jon Cermele has been assigned as Mensah’s attorney.
- Former U.S Attorney Steven Biskupic is appointed by the board as an independent investigator of this case.
Biography & Wiki Quick Information
Name: Joseph Mensah
Full Real Name: Joseph Anthony Mensah
Popularly Known as Joseph
Profession: Police Officer
Age: 29 years old (2023)
Height: 5 feet 9 Inches
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Birth Place: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
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Brother Name: Christopher Mensah
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Marital status: Unmarried
Relationship status: Dating
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