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NYPD Officer Sues Sgt. Over Lewd Comments
September 9, 2013
A female NYPD officer claims she was harassed by a sergeant who told he "you look and dress like a prostitute" in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.
Detroit Officer Bra Sizes Mistakenly Released
August 14, 2013
A Detroit Police executive in charge of dispersing body armor to officers accidentally forwarded an email to subordinates that contained personal information including height, weight—and cup sizes.
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.
Widow: NYPD Sgt. Coerced Suicidal Cop Into Sex
February 1, 2013
An affair between an NYPD officer and his Queens sergeant that led to his suicide has spilled into the courtroom, after the officer's widow filed a lawsuit against the city, department, and sergeant.
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.
ICE Chief of Staff Resigns Amid Sex Misconduct Claims
September 4, 2012
Suzanne Barr, chief of staff to ICE Director John Morton, said in her resignation letter that the allegations against her are "unfounded." But she said she was stepping down anyway to end distractions within the agency.
Dallas Sgt. Transferred Over Chick-Fil-A Incident
August 10, 2012
The Dallas Police Department transferred one of its sergeants to night jail duty, after two lesbian female officers accused him of making inappropriate comments about the Chick-fil-A controversy.
Texas Deputy Claims Wrongful Termination
May 22, 2012
A former Wood County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy has sued the department, claiming she was fired after reporting incidents involving male deputies and supervisors committing acts of violence, alcoholism, and malfeasance.
Video: Ohio's 'Kissing Cop' Claims Discrimination
May 7, 2012
The former Delaware County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with former Sheriff Walter Davis filed a discrimination complaint against the department this week.
Calif. Deputy Claims He Was Fired Because He Is Gay
May 2, 2012
A former Merced County sheriff's deputy is suing the department for sexual harassment, claiming he was fired because he's gay.
N.Y. Deputy Sues Agency for $50M Over Topless Photos
April 19, 2012
A Jefferson County (N.Y.) Sheriff's deputy claims in a $50 million lawsuit that a male detective took topless photos of her for an investigation and can no longer find the photos.
Syracuse Settles Police Gender Discrimination Suit
February 7, 2012
The Syracuse Common Council approved paying $375,000 to settle a gender-discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by a female officer of the Syracuse Police Department.
Mich. Cop Claims Sexism Led To Termination
February 7, 2012
Though a former Bay City (Mich.) Police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming sexism led to her termination, attorneys representing Bay City are claiming she was fired in part for dereliction of duty.
Three Calif. Cops Accuse Chief of Unfair Treatment
December 20, 2011
A female Arroyo Grande (Calif.) Police officer has filed the first of three expected lawsuits against the city and police chief, claiming sexual discrimination and harassment.
Ill. SRO Removed for Role In Sexting Case
November 21, 2011
A Lake Forest Police officer has been removed from Deer Path Middle School for his role in a sexting scandal that resulted in the resignation of the principal.
San Diego Sgt. Pleads Guilty of Stalking Fellow Officer
September 27, 2011
A San Diego Police sergeant pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors relating to the stalking of fellow officer, which could allow him to keep his job and continue to carry a firearm.
California Agency Pays $150,000 To Settle Suit With Lieutenant
January 26, 2011
Lt. Robin Heinemann, who won a class action settlement against the department in 1998 after suing for sexual harassment, said conditions in the department deteriorated again to the point that "she simply couldn't take it any more."
Tennessee Rookie Says Inappropriate Text Was Honest Mistake
August 19, 2010
Cory Franklin, who was dismissed Aug. 9, had been on the job since November and said he was trying to send the picture message to his girlfriend, but accidentally sent it to a fellow officer.
NYPD Investigates Commander for 'Twilight'-Related Harassment
April 19, 2010
An NYPD detective is alleging a deputy chief sent her inappropriate text messages, massaged her back in the station and made references to the popular vampire series "Twilight" while doing it.
Portland Settles Sexual Harassment Suit With Fired Cadet
April 6, 2010
While training at the state police academy, Nicole Whitley, who was fired in May 2006, says she was asked by a lieutenant to wear additional layers of clothing.
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