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Milwaukee Common Council Approves Historic Settlement with ACLU, with Sweeping Police Reforms to End Unconstitutional Stops and Frisks of Black and Latinx People

Milwaukee voted to approve a settlement of a federal lawsuit brought against the city by a group of Black and Latinx Milwaukee residents, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin, and the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP. Collins v. City of Milwaukee challenged the Milwaukee Police Department’s vast and unconstitutional stop-and-frisk program. […]