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Court rulings support sheriff, police

Spokane area law enforcement prevailed in three cases, including two involving allegations that officers used excessive force, Tuesday in federal court proceedings.

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of the city in the case of John Burton v. City of Spokane. In that case, Burton alleged that Spokane Police officers conducted an improper strip search and had a policy of performing similar searches without warrants.

Read Tom Clouse’s story here.


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