, who was terminated from the police department last month, made the accusations while speaking to the media after a Civil Service Commission meeting at City Hall Thursday.
The commission set 9 a.m. Sept. 13 as a date for a hearing she
requested concerning her
received credible information from an informant implicating Lt.
first received information in 2007 that police officers might have been involved in some way in the abduction.
In 2009, she
received further information.
knowledge, nothing has been done with the information she
was put on paid administrative leave from the Police Department last year and was terminated Aug. 4.
said the reason given for her
termination was her
handling of the Huisentruit information.
"All I want is for the truth to come out.
I'm trying to get it out in the open so it won't be a secret any more," she
, 36, grew up in Coulter.
She joined the Mason City Police Department in 2001.
Last year she
filed claims of sex discrimination, religion discrimination and retaliation against the department with the Mason City Human Rights Commission
and filed a lawsuit in federal district court.
In a deposition filed with the court, Ohl claims she
was subject to ongoing harassment and discriminatory treatment because of her
sex and denied training and promotion opportunities.
has repeatedly been subjected to inappropriate behavior, including a male officer pointing an unloaded gun at her
head and pulling the trigger; and several instances of lewd language and gestures.
said Thursday the officer who pointed the gun at her
Regarding the religion discrimination, Ohl
said in her
church affiliation may have played a part in her
being denied promotional opportunities.
said Thursday it also may have been a factor in the harassment she
Ohl is a member of Christian Fellowship Church, which earlier this year was awarded nearly $85,000 in a settlement of a suit against the city, Lashbrook and Lt.