Edward Flynn's file

Edward Flynn has been the police chief in Milwaukee, Wis., since January 2008. He was police commissioner in Springfield, Mass., from 2006 to 2008. He served as secretary of public safety under then-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney from January 2003 until taking the Springfield job.

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Recent stories featuring Edward Flynn

Retiring Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn on the Truth-O-Meter

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2 big races in Milwaukee

The offices of Milwaukee County executive and mayor of Milwaukee are up for election in April 2016. Here's an early look at claims made so far during the two campaigns.

The Chief and The Sheriff: Two views of Milwaukee's homicide picture

Milwaukee saw an increase in homicide in 2012. But how does the city stack up to other communities?

Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn and Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. offered starkly different answers in a recent 24-hour period. We dig into the numbers.