Female LMPD Officer Claims Police, City Ignored Sexual Harassment

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LOUISVILLE, Ky., (WDRB) – A Louisville Metro Police lieutenant has filed a lawsuit against the department and Metro Government, claiming she was sexually harassed by another officer and the department tried to cover it up.

The officer, who is not being named by WDRB News because she is an alleged victim of sexual harassment, filed the lawsuit in Jefferson Circuit Court on Tuesday through attorneys Thomas Clay and Pete Lay.

The lawsuit accuses Lt. Robert Shadle of texting the female officer a photo of man “holding his erect penis and testicles” on Feb. 11, 2016 and writing, “Thinking about you.”

The female officer responded, according to the suit, “hey jackass you are texting the wrong f_____ person stupid.” The two officers had a “strictly professional relationship,” according to the suit. – READ MORE


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