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Closter quietly paid $150,000 to settle former probationary cop’s discrimination, wrongful termination lawsuit.

In November 2021, the Borough of Closter (Bergen County) paid $150,000 to a former probationary police office who claimed that he was subjected to a hostile work environment due to his ethnicity and fired in retaliation for his whistle blowing activities. In his October 2019 lawsuit, Nelson Sanchez, who described himself as “a dark-skinned Latino […]