Female officer gets $750K in harassment suit

November 26, 2008 7:56:50 AM PST
Atlantic City has paid $750,000 to a female police officer who claims she was sexually harassed by co-workers who rubbed up against her, shoved a banana in her mouth, and asked her for sex. Michele Zanes said officers repeatedly made sexually explicit comments to her, asked her for sex and yelled at her when she said no.

Not including the most recent settlement, Atlantic City has paid out more than $3 million in sexual harassment lawsuits since 2000.

Zanes is back at work as a patrol officer.

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