Beverly Hills police chief is hit with another harassment verdict

Mail Online | 7/10/2019 | Keith Griffith For
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A jury has awarded $1.1 million to be shared between four Beverly Hills police employees who said they faced harassment and retaliation from the police chief.

Jurors on Tuesday found for three lieutenants and a civilian worker in a lawsuit naming Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli, who was previously hailed in a gushing profile in Vogue magazine.

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According to the lawsuit that resulted in Tuesday's verdict, Spagnoli reacted with disgust when she was told that civilian employee Dona Norris was a ****.

The chief was also accused of asking whether she would have to 'dress Mexican' if she attended a holiday party hosted by Lt. Renato Moreno.

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Lt. Moreno was awarded $350,000 while Norris and the other co-plaintiffs, Lts. Michael Foxen and Shan Davis, were awarded $250,000 each.

Originally each plaintiff in the Moreno vs City of Beverly Hills case demanded more than $20 million to be awarded to them.

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The suit also alleged Spagnoli made discriminatory remarks about employees' ethnicity or religion...
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