A Pittsburgh police officer who claims she was beaten by a supervisor in retaliation for speaking out against acts of police brutality was awarded a $115,000 verdict by a federal court jury in a substantive due process claim.

Catherine Granger remains on the payroll of the Pittsburgh Police Bureau, though she is not actually working because of the injuries she sustained at the hands of Sgt. Carol Ehlinger during the incident on Aug. 30, 1995, said Granger’s lawyer, James Carroll Jr. of Tabakin Carroll & Curtin.

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