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February 25, 2024 12:06 am

ACLU sues Metro over treatment of deaf people at county jail

The ACLU of Nevada filed a federal lawsuit against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) on Jan. 11, claiming the Clark County Detention Center (CCDC) failed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the U.S. Constitution, and the Nevada Constitution in violation of the rights of deaf inmates.