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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.
S.C. Cop Who Cited Speeding Clemson Coach Says He Was Wrongly Fired
September 27, 2012
A former Pickens (S.C.) Police officer who cited Clemson's football coach for speeding and then posted a blog about it for University of South Carolina fans said he was wrongly fired over the incident.
Former Pa. Cop Sues Agency, Claims Sexual Harassment
September 20, 2012
A former female Telford Borough (Pa.) Police officer is suing the borough, the police department, the chief and two officers, claiming she was sexually harassed, intimidated, and wrongfully fired.
Okla. Captain Sues Department Over Mosque Assignment
August 16, 2012
A Tulsa police officer and devout Christian is suing his department after being punished for refusing to go to a mosque for a mandatory cultural event.
Demoted D.C. Cop Sues Chief Over Charlie Sheen Escort
August 9, 2012
A onetime D.C. police commander whose unit was involved in a controversial high-speed police escort for actor Charlie Sheen has filed a multimillion-dollar civil suit against city officials, claiming that he was demoted after testifying against his superiors at a D.C. Council hearing on the incident.
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