Female Chicago officer wins $150K in harassment suit


By Abdon M. Pallasch
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — A federal jury has found that Chicago Police officers harassed a female colleague who dared to join an undercover unit that previously had been all men.

Ann McDermott's fellow officers put pornography in her mailbox every day and when she complained about it, they accused her of being a "beefer" an officer who reports fellow officers.

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