Maybe this would be one of the days when the psyche-destroying talk was trained on her workmate and friend — the Hispanic woman who’d been called a “Tijuana crack whore,” a “wetback,” a “fence cutter.” But Reid dreaded that, too. Maurice Guerin, said in sworn testimony in her case that the racial jokes and slurs weren’t isolated taunts directed only at Reid and her friend. According to more than 60 lawsuits The Pitch has examined, and interviews with current and former DOC employees, the department is a demeaning, even dangerous place to work.
When those advances were rebuffed or reported to higher authorities, threats, retaliation and even physical assaults sometimes followed. From the fiscal years 2002 through 2006, the department paid out $340,612 in settlements and judgments, with just $9,597 in 2003 going to satisfy lawsuit judgments and settlements, and none in 2004.
But from 2012 through 2016, settlement payments and judgments exploded to $7,598,611.
A sergeant at a Cameron prison admitted to trying to have sex with at least a dozen co-workers.
His usual come-on was “Let’s be lovers.” He told one woman under his direct supervision that he could make sure she had the correct answers to an interview test.
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