City agrees to $172K payout to former cop who filed racial discrimination suit

A former New Brunswick police officer has settled his racial discrimination lawsuit against the city for $172,000, his lawyer confirmed.

Steve Middleton, who left the force in 2013 and is now a teacher in Asbury Park, agreed to the settlement Wednesday before the second day of the trial was to begin.

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Middleton alleged he was denied promotions because he was black and that his bosses used racial slurs in his presence.

In one instance, Midddleton was passed over in his quest to become a lieutenant while a sergeant was promoted …read more

Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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