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MALDEF:  Latino Officers Charge City of Westminster, CA Police Department with Discrimination

This week the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) announced a lawsuit filed against the City of Westminster, as well as two former Police Chiefs of the Westminster Police Department, for discrimination against Latino police officers on the basis of their national origin. Plaintiffs have been denied promotions and Special Assignments, which can lead to promotions, in violation of the law. continue reading »