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Suit: Deputy forced out after reporting sexual assault

 


LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas sheriff's deputy alleges in a lawsuit that she was forced out of her job after reporting that a fellow deputy had sexually assaulted her.

The suit, filed Monday in federal court, says the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office fostered a culture of sexual harassment throughout the plaintiff's employment. The Kansas City Star reports it also says that after a two-month suspension, her abuser returned to work with no further disciplinary measures.

The sheriff's office declined to comment on the suit because the office has not been officially served with...



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