Sexual Misconduct Complaint Retaliation
Karen Ehlert filed an internal sexual harassment complaint against a coworker. The Chief of Police attempted to dissuade Karen from proceeding with the complaint. When she refused, the Chief demeaned her to her supervisors with vulgar sexist slurs. Karen's superiors reported the slurs to Karen and to her union. The Chief also retaliated against Karen and colleagues who were supportive of her in her sexual harassment complaint.