Boston cop who sent 'jungle monkey' e-mail sues


CNN.com

BOSTON, Mass. — A Boston police officer is suing the city after he was suspended for referring to a black Harvard professor as a "banana-eating jungle monkey" in an e-mail.

"If I'm charged with a crime I want a chance to answer. I want the chance for a fair hearing," Officer Justin Barrett told CNN on Tuesday.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Boston cop who sent 'jungle monkey' e-mail sues

  1. Tags
  2. Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs
  3. Patrol Issues

Recommended Legal

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.