Female PC won £15,000 for sexual discrimination after failing dog handler fitness test – because she couldn’t carry an Alsatian

Talk about screwin the pooch.

A policewoman has been awarded a £15,000 sex discrimination payout because she could not carry a dog up a hill during a test to become a handler.

PC Kim-Louise Carter, who remains a serving police officer earning about £25,000 a year, won the taxpayer-funded compensation after complaining that the attempted 70-yard uphill trek, carrying a police dog called Hulk, left her legs feeling ‘like jelly’.

Even though employment tribunal judges noted that three out of four female candidates completed the task, they ruled it was unfair on women and must be made easier, while instructors must undergo ‘equality training’.

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