South Gate Settles Officer Discrimination Claim For $18 Million
October 07, 2009
The California city of South Gate has paid out $18 million to a group of 16 officers who said they faced racially motivated discrimination as a result of their association with a Latino police official who left the department in 2002, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The officers alleged that they were subjected to racial slurs and false internal affairs investigations, unfairly disciplined, and passed up for promotions.
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