Friday, March 31, 2006

Former Madison Police Union Director Gets 15 Months for Embezzling over $95,000

U.S. District Judge John Shabaz has sentenced former Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) executive director Stanley James Kluss to to 15 months in prison without parole, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and full restitution, for embezzling more than $95,000 from the WPPA.

The WPPA, located in Madison, is a labor organization representing approximately 11,000 police officers in 400 local entities throughout Wisconsin and part
of Michigan.

On January 20, Kluss pleaded guilty to obtaining cash advances on credit cards, submitting false reimbursement claims for mileage on WPPA vehicles, and receiving unauthorized vacation and pension payments when he was responsible for the daily operation of the WPPA office in Madison.

See the U.S. DOJ release

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