Video Shows Youth Inmates Pepper Sprayed at Copper Lake

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Premiere Date: 
July 7, 2017

Video Shows Youth Inmates Pepper Sprayed at Copper Lake

As part of a court case reviewing the treatment of youth at a state-run juvenile detention facility, the ACLU of Milwaukee submitted a videotape that was recorded inside the Copper Lake institution. The tape shows female inmates being pepper sprayed repeatedly. A federal judge recently ruled the facility must limit its use of pepper spray. Warning: video includes graphic language.

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