Transgender Cop Gets $90K Bias Settlement
A transgender police officer in Vermont who claimed he was forced out of his job due to bias received a $90,000 settlement ruling from the state attorney general on Thursday.
Anthony Barreto-Neto joined the Hardwick police department in April 2002. Shortly thereafter fellow officers discovered from a Web site that he is a transsexual, and they harassed him repeatedly. According to Reuters news service, Barreto-Neto left the force in August 2002.
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