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Case Style: Alvin Bowman v. City of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick and Ella Bully-Cummings
Case Number: Unknown
Judge: Michael Callahan
Court: Circuit Court, Wayne County, Michigan
Michael Stefani of Stefani & Stefani, Royal Oak, Michigan
Valerie Colbert-Osamuede, Detroit, Michigan
Alvin Bowman sued the City of Detroit and Police Chief Ella Bully-Cummings for transfering him for his probe into the death of a stripper linked to reports of a wild party at the mayor's mansion. Tamara Greene, a 27-year-old exotic dancer known as Strawberry, was shot to death on April 30, 2003. She was said to have stripped in 2002 at a party at the Manoogian Mansion. He claimed that his transfer to the Midnight shift was an adverse employment action. He retired after 31-years of employment with the Detroit Police Department.
The defendants denied Bowman's claims.
Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $200,000.
Plaintiff's Experts: Unknown
Defendant's Experts: Unknown