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Retired Cop Sues NYPD, Claims That the Organization Wouldn’t Promote Her as a Female Cop

A former NYPD detective says she lost as much as $360,000 in retirement benefits because the force is a “good ole boys club” that refused to promote her, new court papers allege.

Stacy Bowen, 43, stepped down in July as a detective third grade after repeatedly being denied a promotion to second grade while seeing less qualified males get the job, according to a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit from Friday.

The New Jersey resident spent 15 years as the lowest grade detective in the Narcotics Borough Staten Island after first being promoted to the job in 2007, the filing says.

Read the source article at New York Post

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