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Spokane police officer suspended for ties to woman

A Spokane police officer has been suspended for two months without pay after the department determined he had been associating with a woman engaging in prostitution, drugs and burglary. Police Chief Frank Straub issued a “last-chance agreement” to Officer Darrell Quarles, according to a news...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

From left, Karl Thompson, Carl Oreskovich and Spokane police Officer John Gately on Nov. 2. (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Chief: 'Silent majority needs to stand up' 

Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson outside the federal courthouse in Yakima on Nov. 2 with (from left) his lawyer, Carl Oreskvocih, and Spokane Police Guild Vice President John Gately. (SRPhoto/Chris Anderson) Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick suggested Monday that no cultural changes will occur within...

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