Austin detective sues city over sexual harassment, retaliation claims
By Ciara O’Rourke – American-Statesman Staff
An Austin police detective is suing the city because she says police officials retaliated against her after she complained about sexual harassment while working in a unit that investigated human trafficking.
Detective Brenda Bermudez alleges in a lawsuit filed in Travis County district court Monday that some male detectives in the unit, who are not named in the suit, would complain when she prevented what the lawsuit called “unnecessary encounters” between them and nude female victims or suspects during undercover operations.
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