$1.65 Million in Sharma v. City of Vancouver

Nationally decorated Vancouver, Washington police officer settled his federal race and retaliation case against the City of Vancouver for $1,650,000. In addition, Officer Sharma’s personnel file will reflect that he retired in good standing with his official law enforcement credentials reflecting his honorable years of service. The settlement is believed to be one of the largest reported–if not the largest–employment case settlement in Washington State history involving a single plaintiff. 2008.


“Good Cop, Mad Cop” -Willamette Week Online

“Harassed Vancouver cop settles for $1.6 million” -KOMO 4 News

“Fired police officer to get $1.65 million in settlement” -Seattle Post-Intelligencer -Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Good Cop, Big Settlement” -Willamette Week Online