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Daily Journal
     January 29, 2020      #67-29 KDJ

Watseka police chief served 15-day suspension in

By Jeff Bonty

WATSEKA — City officials placed Watseka Police Chief Jeremy Douglas on a 15-day suspension after a former officer levied sexual harassment and retaliation charges against him.

The female officer filed a complaint in May 2019 with the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, alleging Douglas made inappropriate comments on multiple occasions.

The Daily Journal obtained copies of the complaint through a Freedom of Information Act request to the city of Watseka. According to the complaint, the woman began ...

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