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HB Settles Gay Police Officer Harassment Case

This story fro the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning.

Huntington Beach officer to receive up to $2.15 million
Settlement ends case in which officer alleged peers repeatedly harassed him, placed a gay escort ad in his locker and suggested he was infected with HIV.

The Orange County Register

Huntington Beach has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by a gay police officer who alleged his peers harassed him, including placing a gay escort ad in his locker, commenting that he only handles gay sex crimes and suggesting that he was infected with HIV.

Adam Bereki, 29, received a $150,000 lump sum payment to end his lawsuit as part of a settlement approved by the City Council in April, records show. He also will receive a monthly $4,000 disability payment for the rest of his life: A payout that could reach upward of $2.15 million.

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