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Adams County Sheriff Douglas Darr

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Citation

Siaki, et al. v. Douglas Darr, in his official capacity as Adams County Sheriff, 11-cv-03074-JLK

Issues

Adams County Sheriff failed to provide effective communication when arresting Plaintiff Siaki and Plaintiff Owen in separate incidents.  During the arrest and interrogation, neither Plaintiff was provided a sign language interpreter.  Adams County Sheriff’s Office (“ACSO”) operates the detention facility where Plaintiffs were detained. 

Status

The parties entered into a settlement agreement requiring ACSO to offer and provide sign language interpreters during arrest, interrogation, booking, medical screening and evaluation, medical procedures, and other jail programs. 

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