A Los Angeles jury has awarded $3 million to a police officer who alleged she was retaliated against — and placed under surveillance — after complaining that a supervisor sexually harassed her.
The weeklong trial came to an end late Wednesday with the 12-0 verdict, said Gregory Smith, an attorney representing the officer.
“We were very pleased with the verdict,” Smith said Thursday. “She feels completely vindicated now.”
A spokesman for the city attorney’s office said the agency was reviewing its options, including whether to appeal.
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