Monday, October 3, 2016

Settlement reached in KPD discrimination suit

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A discrimination lawsuit filed by a former police officer against the Kean University Police Department has finally been settled after years of delay.

Randy Diakunczak, a former officer with the Kean PD, agreed to a $30,000 settlement with Kean University last week in Superior Court in Elizabeth on the second day of a trial that was projected to last about two weeks.

Diakunczak, who is Jewish, had alleged that several officers at the department had taken part in a campaign of torment that involved racial slurs and defacing his personal property during the course of several years.

Read the article from Union News Daily here!

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