Clark v. Providence Police Department (2020)
Category: Active Case Discrimination Racial/Ethnic Discrimination Due Process Free Speech
About this Case:
This is a charge of race discrimination against the Providence Police Department and a formal claim for damages with the City of Providence. The damages claim is a legal prerequisite to the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of the plaintiff, Michael Clark, an African-American recruit who was dismissed from the Police Academy after enduring months of harassment from trainers.
Discrimination charge and damages claim both filed in March 2020.
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