A sexual harassment lawsuit filed in December resulted in
the demotion of the police captain and the departure of several other officers.
According to court records, an unidentified female officer
sent a letter detailing her sexual harassment allegations on December 1st.
She alleges that one of her fellow officers made numerous
sexual advances which included two direct propositions for a sexual
relationship. She also stated that the officer touched her in ways that made
her feel uncomfortable. The woman also accused other officers of unwanted
touching and sexual advances.
The ensuing investigation resulted in the demotion of the
police captain to corporal and the departure of several other officers.
The identities of the officers including the victim have not
been released because of South Carolina privacy laws.
When faced with this type of hostility in the workplace, the
victim can retain a sexual harassment
attorney to put a halt to the
The Seneca Police Department quickly responded to the
allegations and took appropriate action, but in many workplaces this is not
always the reality. Harassment allegations are often ignored and the accuser is
sometimes fired, called retaliation. But these victims don’t have to put up
with this behavior. Hiring a sexual harassment lawyer will make certain the harassment is addressed by your
A sexual harassment attorney will make it possible for the harassed to seek compensation if
they have been unlawfully fired.