APD Discrimination Lawsuit comes to close


by Your Alaska Link News Team

ANCHORAGE-Following closing arguments, the fate of the racial discrimination lawsuit against the Anchorage police department is now in the hands of the jury.From the plantiff's, jurors heard tales of retaliation and alleged internal corruption.

Ellie Feliciano and Al Kennedy were members of the metro unit. after having three lieutenants in a two year period, eventually the unit was dissolved. APD says this decisions comes from the units lack of progress.Feliciano and Kennedy's attorney, Ken Legacki says they became victims of bullying.

The defense says the case is about ego and entitlement.
APD attorney Linda Johnson says the decision to reassign the unit was not personal.

APD has setlled discrimination cases out of court in the past. Each man is asking for 2M in compensations.

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