Officer Jeanette Parra files sexual harassment suit against White Plains Police Department
WHITE PLAINS - A White Plains police officer has filed a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against the police department, accusing her supervisors of harassing her because she is a Hispanic woman.
Officer Jeanette Parra, who's been on the force for eight years, claims she received "discriminatory and differential treatment" from her supervisors. The lawsuit says Commissioner David Chong made "unwanted and inappropriate displays of affection" towards her.
Six other supervisors are named in the complaint.
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Law enforcement sources tell News 12 that her allegations are completely fabricated and that the lieutentant is a stand-up family man who is devastated to be facing the accusations.
Commissioner Chong tells News 12 he cannot comment on pending litigation, but sources say the case is likely headed to court because the department has no interest in settling.