|Award Reason :
The officers were often referred to as "niggers." They also received poor job assignments and beats. The racial harassment occurred daily, causing each plaintiff significant amounts of stress and aggravation, to the point of even needing to seek medical attention. The plaintiffs were awarded $300,000 a piece for harassment and $200,000 each for discrimination. One of the plaintiffs was also awarded $50,000 for a retaliation law suit he also filed.