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California Cop Gets Disability Claims Upheld, Damages Reduced

June 2, 2020, 7:40 PM

A police officer in Southern California who says he was discriminated against for disabilities including dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder failed to convince a state appeals court that the $4 million he was awarded in non-economic damages wasn’t excessive, but saw his claims of failure to accommodate and engage upheld.

Timothy Green was fired from the South Pasadena police department for allegedly making dishonest statements about a traffic stop he conducted in 2012, he said. The department claimed he failed to be diligent during the stop under circumstances that would have led a reasonable officer to suspect a DUI....

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