Class action lawsuit seeks end to police sweeps of Minneapolis homeless encampments

A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Monday against the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, local officials and law enforcement on behalf of seven people who currently or formerly lived in homeless encampments in Minneapolis public parks. The lawsuit, filed by the ACLU of Minnesota and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, follows repeated police sweeps of homeless … Continue reading Class action lawsuit seeks end to police sweeps of Minneapolis homeless encampments