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Former NYPD Officer Sues Department Over Dismissal

September 26, 2018
A former NYPD cop—who was reportedly dismissed from his position for shooting his girlfriend— says in a newly filed lawsuit that it was she who attacked him and that the department ignored his own claims of being the victim of domestic violence.

Judge Dismisses Retaliation / Defamation Suit Filed by New Jersey Officer

September 7, 2018
A judge has dismissed a retaliation and defamation lawsuit filed by a former New Jersey police officer who was fired following his arrest of State Assemblyman Paul Moriarty in 2012.

NYPD Officers Can Sue to Keep Disciplinary Records Secret

June 20, 2018
The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association lawsuit maintains that releasing the files violates Section 50-a of the 1976 state civil rights law—which bars releasing disciplinary files.

Jury Awards Massachusetts Officer Over $2 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

March 28, 2018
A Suffolk County, MA, jury has awarded more than $2 million to a veteran female police officer in Winthrop, finding that the town sexually discriminated and retaliated against her, according to court records.

Fired Muslim Tennessee Trooper Seeks Damages

July 13, 2015
A Sunni Muslim state trooper who convinced a judge he was fired for his faith now wants the Tennessee Department of Safety to pay a financial price for its discrimination.

Former N.C. Officer Sues Town Over Firing

September 5, 2014
A former Leland (N.C.) PD officer is suing the town, claiming its manager and police chief decided to fire him before investigating his conduct.

Former LAPD Officer Sues, Says Fired for Exposing Ticket Quotas

August 29, 2014
A former Los Angeles police officer who sued the LAPD, alleging he was denied promotions for complaining about an alleged ticket-writing quota, filed a second lawsuit, alleging he was fired in retaliation.

Police Work, Pregnancy Collide in Ky. Town

August 21, 2014
A pregnant Kentucky officer's request for desk duty when she was five months pregnant was denied, and she is now suing her agency for discrimination.

Former NYPD Cop: Faulty Pepper Spray Ended Career

September 30, 2013
A former NYPD officer claims in a lawsuit that a malfunctioning mace canister allowed a perp to fracture her wrist, ending her law enforcement career.

Former Sgt.: Detective Made Inappropriate Comments About Singer Houston

September 23, 2013
A Beverly Hills Police sergeant responding to the scene of Whitney Houston's death made "inappropriate comments" about the singer's appearance after lifting a sheet covering her naked body, according to a claim filed by a former Beverly Hills SWAT sergeant.

Wis. C.O. Lawsuit Seeks Pay for Pre-Duty Work

August 8, 2013
A group of 10 state prison guards has filed a lawsuit alleging the state owes them millions in back pay because of a 2012 work rule that defines when they are considered on duty.

Calif. Pepper-Spray Officer Claims Psychiatric Damage

July 29, 2013
Former University of California, Davis, Police Lt. John Pike is claiming he suffered psychiatric and nervous system damage as a result of a video-taped incident showing him pepper spraying Occupy protesters.

Police Commissioner Attacks LAPD Lawsuit Handling

July 3, 2013
Members of the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday expressed concern and frustration over the findings of an audit that concluded the LAPD fails to take basic steps to curtail costly lawsuits filed by officers.

Md. Recruit Wounded In Training Sues

June 17, 2013
The University of Maryland Police recruit who was shot in the head during a training exercise has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit naming the city, county and individual officers involved in the unauthorized training.

N.J. Cop Claims Discrimination During Pregnancy

April 11, 2013
A Raritan Borough (N.J.) Police officer has accused the leaders of a small central New Jersey town of discriminating against her after she became pregnant. Officer Kathleen Sausa claims she was targeted by town officials.

LAPD Faces $2.4M Payouts To Black, Lesbian Officers

March 28, 2013
The city of Los Angeles is facing payouts of $1.2 million and $1.24 million to LAPD officers who sued the department, claiming discrimination, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Serpico Joins NYPD Whistleblower's Legal Team

February 5, 2013
Frank Serpico has joined the legal team of Officer Adrian Schoolcraft, a cop suing the NYPD for $50 million after police allegedly dragged him off to a mental hospital after he accused them of fudging crime stats.

Former Wash. Cop 'Failed' Polygraph, Sues Over Job Loss

January 28, 2013
A former Snohomish (Wash.) Police sergeant sued the county sheriff, after he was denied a job with the agency following a polygraph test.

Fla. Trooper Sues 100+ Officers, Agencies

December 30, 2012
The Florida Highway Patrol trooper at the center of firestorm after she pulled over a speeding cop at gunpoint said fellow law enforcement officers have created a "life-threatening" situation that caused her to be in such fear for her safety she has become a "hermit."

Ill. Cop Claims Discrimination

December 19, 2012
A veteran Peoria (Ill.) Police officer who previously claimed to be the target of a fellow officer's harassment now claims Chief Steve Settingsgaard and his command staff have retaliated against her for speaking out.
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