Police to limit Mississippi capital roadblocks after lawsuit


www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2022-10-07 07:40:45

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FILE – Lauren Rhoades, 32, left, listens as her husband LaQuenza Morgan, 33, speaks on Feb. 24, 2022 about being checked at a roadblock a short distance from their home in north Jackson, Miss. The two are among several plaintiffs in a claiming the Jackson department is violating people’s constitutional rights by using roadblocks to check for driver’s licenses and car insurance in majority-Black and low-income neighborhoods. The lawsuit was settled on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, and the city agreed to several changes in how police conduct roadblocks. (AP…

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