Former Brussels-Midi Police Commissioner sentenced for antisemitic remarks and sexual harassment

Former Brussels-Midi Police Commissioner Geert Verhoeyen has been sentenced to a six-month suspended prison sentence and handed an €8,000 fine for antisemitic remarks and sexual harassment at work.

Since 2018, this former head of the dog brigade of the Brussels-Midi police zone has been the target of complaints for acts of harassment and antisemitism. It included five testimonies. The man has since been removed from office.

Geert Verhoeyen mainly attacked two Jewish subordinates. The commissioner sounded German martial songs in their presence.

He also made sexist remarks towards female collaborators on several occasions.


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