MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (AP) — Three police officers in Maryland were found to have sexually harassed a department clerk, yet two of them quickly found clean slates at another department.
The Washington Post reports the Mount Rainier case highlights the ease with which accused officers can move from one department to another.READ MORE: 3 Men Shot During Two Separate Shootings In Fells Point On Sunday
A city-hired attorney investigated the allegations and determined the clerk was sexually harassed.
Yet the officers left the department with clean records and two were soon hired by Seat Pleasant, which says it didn’t know about the allegations.READ MORE: Joppa Grandmother Saves Pizza Delivery Driver Following Saturday Night Shooting
Police in Maryland can be formally disciplined for misconduct pending an internal affairs probe by another sworn officer.
But the officers in the clerk’s case were subjected to a less-formal examination by a lawyer.
The accused officers didn’t respond to requests for comment.MORE NEWS: Cease Strikes Out 13, White Sox Hold Off Orioles 4-3
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