More police claim differential treatment

By Geghard ARAKELIAN Two more Glendale police officers filed suit against their department for discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Marc Mendoza, an officer of Filipino descent, has filed suit for  wrongful demotion, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and failure to prevent discrimination and harassment by the police department. “Mr. Mendoza, of Filipino ancestry, has worked protecting […]

Police sue, city responds

By Geghard ARAKELIAN A group of American Armenian police officers with the Glendale Police Department –Vahak Mardikian, Tigran Topadzhikyan, Robert Parseghian, John Balian and Benny Simonzad – in January filed a discrimination suit against the GPD and about 30 individual employees of the department. While the trial is pending, their lawyer Carney Shegerian and city […]