Racism

Jury says San Diego police did not retaliate against officer who complained about discrimination

Jury says San Diego police did not retaliate against officer who complained about discrimination

San Diego police did not retaliate against a black sergeant who complained about racial discrimination and insensitivity within the department, including the use of a 1909 racist cartoon in a training session, a jury decided Thursday.

Arthur Scott, 45, filed his lawsuit against the city in January 2015, claiming that he was subjected to a hostile work environment and forced to accept an unwanted transfer to another division after he complained about several incidents in 2014 and 2015.

The case went to trial last month.

Attorneys for the city argued there was no proof that Scott, who has been with the department since 2004, was a victim of discrimination or...

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