About 10 family members, friends and even a canine hold signs to rally outside Peoria City Hall in support of a police officer.
The group supports Peoria Police officer Donna Nicholson, who's filed a civil suit against the department, the city and the police chief. The organizer is Ariana Harris, a 19 year old who has known officer Nicholson since she was four.
Nicholson charges she's the victim of discrimination and retaliation by the chief and his command officers. Nicholson is involved in another separate case filed a year ago.
Nicholson is being placed back on patrol after being on a disbanding Vice Unit. Nicholson is involved in a separate case, filed a year ago. This one involves a fellow, which she took out an order of protection against. Both Nicholson and this officer will be on patrol.