[3/9/18] Sheriff Burnett Responds To Jury Verdict That Will Cost The County $500,000

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Chelan County Sheriff, Brian Burnett, had this response to Wednesday’s jury verdict that will cost the county $500,000…


The Douglas County jury awarded Chelan County Sheriff Deputy, Jennifer Tyler, $500,000 after agreeing that her fellow officers and administration had illegally retaliated after Tyler’s testimony in a separate lawsuit.

The $500,000 payment will come from an insurance pool that the Chelan County Sheriff’s’ Office and Chelan County contribute to.