Edward Flynn's file:
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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.

Recent statements involving Edward Flynn

"In the city of Milwaukee, we’ve still got a mayor and a police chief who are furloughing police officers at a time when we have violence all across the city."

Research found that "over the course of the existence of the Brady Bill ban, the use of assault weapons in crimes decreased by two thirds."  

Says 85 percent of Milwaukee shootings involve "people with extensive criminal records shooting other people with extensive criminal records."

Recent stories featuring Edward Flynn

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.

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