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Retired Rochelle Park Police Officer Files 8-Count Discrimination Complaint

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ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. — A retired Rochelle Park police officer has filed an eight-count gender discrimination complaint against the township, the department and its chief, NorthJersey.com reports.

Donna Porcaro, allegedly the only female officer ever hired in Rochelle Park history, said in a suit filed in Bergen County Superior Court last month that her 14-year tenure was filled with discrimination and a hostile work environment, the article says.

The suit says the former officer was denied opportunities offered to male officers and some male officers made inappropriate comments to her, NorthJersey.com says.

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