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DOJ Announced $1.2M Settlement in Police Discrimination Case

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the settlement of a civil rights lawsuit involving a former Pocomoke City Police chief and two others

The DOJ says the $1.2 million settlement was reached last week with the Worcester County Sheriff and the State of Maryland.  This settlement resolves allegations that former Police Chief Kelvin Sewell was subjected to a racially hostile work environment, and that he and two others in the department, who supported him in his claims, were retaliated against after he filed complaints about the discrimination.

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