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Binghamton racial discrimination complaint dismissed by court

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- A U.S. federal court dismissed a racial discrimination complaint against the Binghamton Police Department.

The complaint was made by Binghamton police officer Lieutenant Alan Quinones.

Wednesday, the United States District Court, Northern District of New York dismissed the complaint, according to a news release provided by the Binghamton Mayor's Office.

The Honorable Gary L. Sharpe issued the court order saying there was a failure to state a cause of action.

The complaint was also made against the city of Binghamton, Mayor Rich David, Police Chief Joseph Zikuski and assistant Police Chief John Ryan.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to correct the dismissal originated from the U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York.


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