RIVERSIDE, Pa. (AP) – A police officer has filed suit against a central Pennsylvania town, claiming she was fired because of her gender.
Jennifer Alexander sued Riverside borough in federal court. She seeks unspecified damages.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Officer Richard Howe Dies Of COVID-19 Complications, City Says
Her suit alleges police Chief Kerry Parkes treated her differently than her male counterpart on the force. Alexander says Parkes constantly yelled at her, denied her requests for training and failed to inform her of meetings.Pa. Supreme Court Says Gun Rights Groups Can Sue Municipalities That Enact Gun Safety Laws In Violation Of State's Preemption Laws
Parkes tells the (Bloomsburg) Press Enterprise he can’t discuss pending litigation.
The suit says Alexander was fired in September 2015 and replaced by a male officer.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Tornado Warnings Issued For Multiple Local Counties, Including Allegheny And Washington Counties
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