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Kevin Klemstein biography: 13 things about ex-Milwaukee detective

Kevin Klemstein (©Juneau County Jail)

Kevin Klemstein (©Juneau County Jail)

Kevin K. Klemstein is a white man from Wisconsin, United States. He is a former Milwaukee Police Department detective.

Klemstein is a father of three. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. He was born on November 2, 1972.
  2. He is related to Devin Kleimstein, Joan C. Kleimstein, Linda S. Klemstein, Kurt Kenneth Klemstein, Jason Scot Klemstein, Rachel Marie Klemstein, Austin Klemstein, Marilynn Klemstein, Dylan Klemstein and Keith K. Kleimstein.
  3. He lived in various parts of Wisconsin including Lyndon, Milwaukee, New Berlin and Wisconsin Dells.
  4. He attended John Marshall High School and Milwaukee Area Technical College, which are both in Milwaukee. He studied criminal justice in Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin and criminal law at Mount Senario College in Ladysmith, Wisconsin.
  5. In 1992, he joined the Milwaukee Police Department.
  6. In 1995, he graduated from the Milwaukee Police Academy.
  7. He and Dena M. Klemstein co-own a residential property on W. Villa Avenue in Milwaukee with a land size of 21,836 square feet and building area of 2,394 square feet. The property was built in 2001.
  8. In 2012, he received an award for his part in a wiretap investigation that led to the arrest of 17 people, including the leader of the Menace of Destruction gang in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA and Milwaukee.
  9. In 2017, his annual salary was $94,973. In the same year, he retired from the Milwaukee Police Department as a detective.
  10. On May 14, 2018, Jamey Jackson filed a case against him and his fellow Milwaukee Police Department officers Jamey Jackson, Dennis Devalkenaere, Carlos Rutherford, James Hutchinson, Scott Schmitz, Erik Gulbrandson and Patrick Pajot. The plaintiff, who was arrested on a warrant for attempted homicide on May 28, 2014, alleged that he was not afforded counsel when the defendants forced him to participate in a police lineup on May 30, 2014 at the Milwaukee County Jail.
  11. At 1:16 a.m. on September 22, 2020, officers from Juneau County, Wisconsin responded to his residence in the River Bay Campground in Lyndon for a report of a domestic disturbance by a woman who claimed he had hit her in the face, the Juneau County Star-Times reported. He did not comply when the officers ordered him to come out of the residence. He was forced to come outside only after more than three-hour standoff. He was charged with felony intimidation of a victim, felony strangulation and suffocation, felony false imprisonment, misdemeanor battery, misdemeanor resisting an officer, misdemeanor disorderly conduct and five counts of domestic abuse.
  12. On September 24, 2020, he signed a $5,000 signature bond.
  13. His initial appearance at the Juneau County Justice Center will be on December 9, 2020.

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