LAPD Bomb Squad Officer Gets Court to Revive Retaliation Claims

Nov. 23, 2021, 12:48 AM

A sergeant in the Los Angeles Police Department can proceed on his claims that he was retaliated against for testifying in a fellow officer’s discrimination lawsuit, after a state appellate court revived his suit Monday.

Anthony Doyen said he testified in a bias and retaliation lawsuit filed by an officer he worked with on the K-9 bomb unit, which resulted in a multi-million dollar jury verdict. He said he was shunned and excluded by his supervisors and other members of the bomb squad following his involvement in the case.

Doyen eventually left the bomb squad to obtain a promotion, after ...

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