No. 86-1501.

857 F.2d 727 (1988)

Sandra RICHARDSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. The CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, a municipal corporation; Harry Kinney, Mayor of the City of Albuquerque; Frank A. Kleinhenz, Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Albuquerque; Shirley Harris, Director of Personnel Services of the City of Albuquerque; Albuquerque Police Department; E.L. Hansen, Chief of the Albuquerque Police Department; Larry Michalsheck, Director of Training of the Albuquerque Police Academy; William Blankenship, individually and as Lieutenant in the Albuquerque Police Department; Paul T. Williams, individually and as former Director of Training for the Albuquerque Police Academy; Rudy Vigil, individually and as former Administrative Officer of the Albuquerque Police Academy; William Riley, individually and as former Training Sergeant of the Albuquerque Police Academy; Grady Taute, individually and as former Staff Instructor of the Albuquerque Police Academy; and Tom Valdez, individually and as former Class Officer of the Albuquerque Police Academy, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

September 22, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alice G. Hector of Hector & Associates, P.A., Albuquerque, for plaintiff-appellant.

Judy K. Kelley, Asst. City Atty. (James H. Foley, City Atty., and John W. Pope, Asst. City Atty., with her on the briefs), Albuquerque, N.M., for defendants-appellees.

Before HOLLOWAY, Chief Judge, McWILLIAMS, Senior Circuit Judge, and BRORBY, Circuit Judge.

BRORBY, Circuit Judge.

Sandra Richardson brought claims of sex, age, and handicap discrimination under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the City of Albuquerque and defendant police officers arising out of her termination as a police cadet. Richardson further claimed her termination, without notice and hearing, denied her due process in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Richardson also asserted pendent state claims of breach of contract, wrongful discharge, intentional...

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