The Tulsa (Okla.) Police captain reprimanded for declining to send officers to an Islamic center event fired back Wednesday, filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against his supervisor.
Capt. Paul Fields also claims that Deputy Chief Daryl Webster retaliated against him for his "exercise of his First Amendment Rights" and singled him out for disparate treatment, reports the Tulsa World.
In the suit, Fields asked for $1 in nominal damages on each of his two claims, attorneys' fees and whatever other relief "the court deems just and proper under the circumstances."
On Monday, Fields was temporarily transferred from the Police Department's Riverside Division to another patrol shift at the Mingo Valley Division.
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