Race lawsuit, resignations rock MP police department Menlo Park, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Aug 2, 2007 at 1:37 pm
The Menlo Park Police Department is short-handed, and now there's an explanation why: Four officers have resigned over the past several weeks, and two of those cops are suing a Menlo Park police sergeant and the city for racial discrimination.
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Posted by Sam, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park neighborhood, on Aug 2, 2007 at 1:37 pm
Was there any follow up on this Menlo Park race allegations story? I am curious how that turned out since Sgt. Prickett has a reputation in our community for having race issues. Does he still work for the department?
Posted by concerned, a resident of the Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park neighborhood, on Aug 3, 2007 at 8:23 am
With this many problems, there must be a problem in management. The council and city manager need to dig into this as soon as possible. The problems of recruitment clearly are affected by this underlying problem. We all know people don't work solely for the highest pay; most care about their work conditions.