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Tue., Oct. 7, 2008, 10:14 a.m.

Ombudsman Agreement Around Corner.

After almost two years of debate, Spokane leaders agreed on Monday to create a new police oversight system. The agreement, which was negotiated with the Spokane Police Guild, will give the ombudsman power to examine Police Department investigations into complaints of officer misconduct. The Spokane City Council voted 6-0 to back the proposal.

More here.

The Ombudsman Agreement has passed through another step on its way to become an active position.

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