When Officer Lyndi Trischler became pregnant with her son early this year, she didn't think it would be an issue. During her first pregnancy, the Florence (Ky.) Police Department let her work a desk job after being on patrol had become physically impossible.
After consulting with her doctor, Trischler asked her supervisors for modified duty.
This time, however, the city of Florence said no.
Trischler and her attorneys have filed a federal discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing the city of violating both the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.