ACLU sues Cascade County for failing to provide public information
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The ACLU of Montana filed a lawsuit against Cascade County for failing to respond to a request for information on the use of racial profiling and force policies and files on license plate readers which can be used to track a driver’s location.
According to a statement, the ACLU sent the first Freedom of Information Act request for the cell site simulators on March 24, 2016. They followed up on April 12, 2016, asking for the Cascade County Sheriff's Office policies on force and racial profiling to make the information available on the ACLU website for public use.
The office didn’t respond to either request, the lawsuit alleges.
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