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ACLU to sue over Milwaukee Police practicesSubmitted: 02/22/2017
MILWAUKEE - The American Civil Liberties Union claims Milwaukee police target black and Latino residents with a stop and frisk program.

A lawsuit is being filed in federal court on behalf of six black and Latino plaintiffs.

They claim they've been stopped without a clear explanation for why they were detained.

The lawsuit alleges the stop-and-frisk program is citywide... but that it is concentrated in areas largely populated by minorities.

The ACLU has challenged police in Boston and Chicago over similar racial-profiling concerns.

New York halted its stop-and-frisk policy in 2014 after a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional.

Story By: Associated Press

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