Police Cadet Lost Job Over Sex With Boss, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 21, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A former cadet with the police department in San Fernando, Calif., lodged a suit Tuesday against the city and the department’s police chief, alleging she was improperly fired because she had sexual relations with the chief.

Maria Barajas claims in her complaint that Police Chief Marco Anthony Ruelas, who was a lieutenant at the time of her employment, used his position at the department to convince Barajas it would be in her “best professional interest to have a sexual relationship” with him, and after she did,...
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