08/05/2009

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.

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