Officer sues Wayne County over alleged sexual harassment from female boss
Cop says boss made unwanted advances on him
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – A Wayne County sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit against the department and the county after he was allegedly sexually harassed by a female deputy who then retaliated against him after he complained.
Philip Kozlowski, of Oxford, filed a lawsuit against Wayne County and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for sexual harassment and retaliation.
The suit alleges that a female sergeant made statements to Kozlowski over the course of a year that were sexually explicit and harassing.
The suit also alleges that after Kozlowski filed a written complaint, he was demoted and transferred.
The lawsuit goes on to allege that the sergeant would lock herself in offices with Kozlowski and even drive by his home on several occasions. It alleges these actions went on for more than a year.
Kozlowski had worked for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department since 1992.
You can hear some of the sexually explicit comments that were allegedly made to the deputy in the video posted above.
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