Former Brookline police officer reaches $150,000 settlement with town

Former Brookline police officer Prentice Pilot will receive $117,500 from the town, while $32,500 will pay for his attorney costs. –John Blanding/Globe Staff/File 2016

A former Brookline police officer who complained of racial discrimination on the force has reached a $150,000 settlement with the town, according to documents provided to the Globe on Tuesday.

Prentice Pilot, will receive $117,500, while $32,500 will pay for his attorney costs. as part of the settlement that appears to have been finalized Friday.

The settlement states that defendants , which include the town, “deny the allegations and claims asserted against them . . . and deny that they violated any law or statute, deny that they discriminated against, violated his rights or harmed Pilot, and deny that they are liable to Pilot in any way.’’


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