Call it a set back for police equality OR a victory against racial identity politics from both sides.
Here’s follow-up to previous TKC EXCLUSIVE reporting . . .
A Jackson County jury on Monday ruled in favor of Kansas City Police Department leaders who had been accused of sex bias in filling a department K-9 job.
Four male Kansas City police sergeants had filed a lawsuit in 2015 saying they lost out on the job because it was given to a less-qualified female applicant in an effort to bolster the department’s diversity.
None of the plaintiffs prevailed in court. After a trial lasting about four days, the jury returned identical verdicts for each of the four plaintiffs, in each case ruling against them and siding with the defendants: The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners and Police Chief Darryl Forté.
You decide . . .