California Cop Who Shot Unarmed Black Man Was Demoted In 2015 For Sexually Harassing Female Officer

The El Cajon police officer who shot Alfred Olango dead has been at the center of controversy before. Last year, Richard Gonsalves was sued for sexual harassment after making lewd propositions and texting explicit photos to his subordinate officer.

Richard Gonsalves of the El Cajon Police Department. Photo: (ABC 10/Screenshot)

Richard Gonsalves of the El Cajon Police Department. Photo: (ABC 10/Screenshot)

He was demoted to officer from sergeant. Gonsalves was just served with a second suit in August of this year, after the harassment continued. Despite the lawsuits, Gonsalves remained on the force. We speak to Dan Gilleon, attorney for the family of Alfred Olango and Officer Christine Greer, the plaintiff in a sexual harassment lawsuit against Richard Gonsalves.

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