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$1.8M Settlement Reached in Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit Against KPD

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A long-running legal battle on Kauai has ended in a $1.84 million settlement for a Kauai Police Department assistant chief.

Mark Begley sued the county and the KPD back in 2016, alleging he was was harassed and retaliated against by then KPD Chief Darryl Perry.

“This is a story of complete and absolute vindication,” said Loretta Sheehan, who along with attorney Lyle Hosoda handled the lawsuit.

Begley’s suit alleges the harassment began in 2012 when he encouraged a female officer to file a sexual harassment complaint against another KPD assistant chief.

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