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Women Claim Workplace Sexual Assault, Harassment In $167M Lawsuit Against Waterloo Regional Police

                  Two women have filed a $167-million class action lawsuit against the Waterloo Regional Police Services board and police association claiming they experienced systemic and institutional gender-based discrimination and harassment on the job. The women — a former constable and a current officer with the force on leave — are seeking $100 million for […]

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Phoenix Settles With Female Police Officer Who Alleged Gender Discrimination

                  Milbourn’s suit, originally filed in January 2016, is focused on the behavior of one specific officer — Sergeant Giogi Chiappo, who was her direct supervisor between 2011 and 2013. “Although Sgt. Chiappo is a woman, she has publicly and privately stated in the workplace that she is […]

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Time For Civilian Governance At RCMP, Watchdog Says In Harassment

                  The RCMP has done so little to reform its dysfunctional workplace culture that the Mounties’ watchdog is calling for the federal government to introduce civilian governance of the national police force. “The RCMP will not be able to bring about the necessary change required to address […]

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N.J. Town’s 1st Woman Police Officer Wins $355K In Discrimination Case

                    UNION TWP. – The township’s first woman police officer has been awarded $355,000 after a jury determined she was discriminated against by township officials when she was denied lifetime health benefits upon retirement. MaryAnne Cosimano has paid for her own health benefits since she retired […]

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Female Police Officer Sues Police Commissioner Alsheikh

                  A female police officer who claims she was sexually harassed by Major General Roni Ritman, the head of the Lahav 433 unit, submitted a libel suit Tuesday against Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh. The officer us suing Alsheikh for 138,000 NIS after he allegedly called her a […]

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Calgary Mayor Apologizes To Female Police Officer Who Resigned: We Will Support You

                  Calgary mayor apologizes to female police officer who resigned: ‘we will support you.’ Mayor Naheed Nenshi is reaching out to a female police officer who announced her intention to resign in an emotional Calgary Police Commission meeting Tuesday night. “I’m so sorry that this has happened to you,” […]

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Ventnor To Pay Female Police Officer $50,000 In Sexual Harassment

                  VENTNOR – The city will pay $50,000 to its lone female police officer as part of a settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the city, Atlantic City Police Officer Joseph Rodriguez, who heads the county training academy, the Ventnor police chief and captain, and other […]

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Female Police Officer Files $1M Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against The City

                  A female Dallas police officer is asking for more than $1 million in a gender discrimination lawsuit against the city, claiming she was assaulted by a male superior. Michelle Herczeg, 36, filed the suit against the city of Dallas on Wednesday, claiming she “was targeted for […]

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Former Officer Hopes RCMP Turns A Page On Harassment

                  Earlier this month, the Harbour Grace native was among hundreds of former Mounties and civilian members who welcomed news of a settlement to a pair of class-action lawsuits. The federal government has agreed to a $100-million payout. “I was saying it’s almost like getting out of […]

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Half Of Complaints Against RCMP Lead To Discipline, Data Suggests

                  Using RCMP aircraft to poach caribou, leaving a loaded gun at a gas station, sexual offences involving children and not responding to calls for help are among 700 cases over the last five years where the RCMP found its employees had broken its rules or the […]

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