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White L.A. Airport Police Officers Sue for Discrimination

September 16, 2010  | 

One current and two former Los Angeles Airport Police officers have filed a lawsuit accusing department officials of discriminating against white officers and giving black officers preferential treatment in promotions and disciplinary action.

The suit, filed last week in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges that black officers were promoted over whites despite receiving lower scores on promotional exams and that white officers were disciplined more harshly for misconduct compared with black officers facing similar accusations.

Even serious misconduct by black officers, such as repeated domestic violence arrests, criminal investigations for burglary or smuggling steroids resulted in little or no discipline, the suit alleged.

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berniewilson2010 @ 9/18/2010 1:29 PM

It is pleasing to see these guys standing up for themselves. I know what goes on there at LAX and we are in for a treat when we finally hear about the filth that permeates that place.

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