LAPD officer sues department for demotions

Former LAPD captain was allegedly demoted after he refused to fire a police officer

Los Angeles police officer Steven Ruiz, who had some bumps in his lengthy law enforcement career, is suing his former employer due to a demotion.

The former LAPD captain was allegedly demoted after he refused to fire a police officer, and then demoted again. He had been the top commander in LAPD’s Rampart station.

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