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Bra shakedown woman sues police department

Zoe Brugger said she was suing the Lakeland, FL, Police Department after being forced to lift her shirt during a traffic stop in June. (Source: WFTS/CNN) Zoe Brugger said she was suing the Lakeland, FL, Police Department after being forced to lift her shirt during a traffic stop in June. (Source: WFTS/CNN)

LAKELAND, FL (WFTS/CNN) – A woman "humiliated" by being forced to shake her bra during a traffic stop by police plans to sue the department.

In June, Officer Dustin Fetz told Zoe Brugger to lift her shirt and shake out her bra after pulling her over for a broken headlight. Officials closed the investigation into the matter Wednesday – Fetz was issued a one-day suspension and mandatory retraining.

The incident was recorded on the police cruiser's dash cam.

"In a nutshell, they said there were no civil rights or color of law violations," Brugger said Thursday. "It seemed like they really trivialized what happened, seemed like just a little slap on the wrist."

She hired an attorney out of Orlando and said she plans a civil lawsuit against the Lakeland Police Department.

Police Chief Lisa Womack said they took the incident seriously, and changed policy as a result.

"It is not to say that clothing of any kind will never be manipulated, but it will only be done by a same gendered officer and will only be done for articulable reasons," she said.

Womack added training on the new policy has started. Brugger said she did not believe enough had been done.

"I'm not going to give up on this because I feel like I was wronged and I was terrorized and bullied," she said.

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