Jury awards $8.6 million in LAPD whistleblower-retaliation suit. Exposing Misconduct.

Jury awards $8.6 million in LAPD whistleblower-retaliation suit

May 21, 2019

A jury on Tuesday awarded $8.6 million to an LAPD bloodhound handler and his former colleague, who both said they suffered a backlash for coming forward to say that their unit chief sexually harassed a female member of their team and falsified overtime claims.

The Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for a half day before finding in favor of Elliot Zibli and David Dooros, who were emotional as they heard the clerk for Judge Yolanda Orozco read the whistleblower-retaliation verdicts in their favor.

Zibli, who is no longer with the Los Angeles Police Department, was awarded $4.4 million and Doros received $4.2 million.

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