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Portland police and 9-1-1 policies discriminate against people who are deaf, lawsuit alleges

Posted by 4starshost.com on November 17, 2012

A deaf Portland man who reported he was the victim of a domestic assault said police and 9-1-1 operators failed to respond with a sign language interpreter, hampering the police inquiry and putting him at risk.

 

 

Read more: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2012/11/portland_police_and_9-1-1_fail.html

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