Former Kent Assistant Police Chief Derek Kammerzell will soon be $1.5 million dollars richer after reaching an agreement with the Seattle-area suburb after he was disciplined over displaying Nazi imagery on his office door on the job.
Kammerzell reportedly put Nazi rank insignia on his door and joked about the Holocaust while on the job. This resulted in the city of Kent initially punishing him with two weeks of unpaid leave, but outrage built and Mayor Dana Ralph then placed Kammerzell on paid administrative leave while pushing for his resignation.
Because Mayor Ralph punished Kammerzell a second time, he and his attorneys disputed the legality of the mayor’s decision, and the matter seemed to be headed for court. However, interim city Chief