The 9-member jury awarded Kirkpatrick more than $337,000 in damages.
In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
Anne Kirkpatrick says she was fired for whistleblowing. City officials say she took OPD backwards. A jury trial is likely.
Civil rights attorneys plan to meet with city officials to discuss concluding the 18-year-old reform program.