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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 28, 2018
A former patrol officer in the White House Police Department is suing the city in federal court, saying she was sexually harassed for years, discriminated against and fired for filing complaints against co-workers and supervisors, The Tennessean reports. In the lawsuit, filed Dec. 19, former officer Melissa Pearce said she worked for the department for six years but was denied promotions and retaliated against by leadership while enduring comments about her sexuality, being exposed to numerous "graphic sexual comments" and being chastised for reporting inappropriate behavior to supervisors.