Consumer Law

El Paso County Sheriff Disputes Accusations of Age Discrimination in Trial

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder demoted a former Sheriff’s Office lieutenant after repeated attempts to correct “insubordinate” and “disrespectful” behavior were unsuccessful, and not because of the officer’s age or retirement plans, the sheriff testified in district court Tuesday.

The former lieutenant, Timothy Williams, “was given direct, clear guidelines and expectations of the vision and mission of the agency [and] the expectations I have” for the Sheriff’s Office, Elder said in district court on the second day of a civil trial in Colorado Springs. “He continued to subvert the direction I had for the organization, knowing it frustrates me.”

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