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Colorado agrees to $1 million settlement over strip searches
PUEBLO, Colo. — Colorado officials have agreed to pay $1 million to the families of 20 developmentally disabled patients who were strip searched without permission from their families or guardians in 2015. Under the terms of the settlement, the Colorado Department of Human Services has also agreed to train staff on reporting rules, hold regular meetings with families of patients at the Pueblo Regional Center and increase worker pay.