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Spokane police audit

Spokane police bought $5.3 million in cars, travel, gasoline, weapons, training, clothing, electronics and office equipment over two decades, using a private account operated by the department’s Special Investigations Unit outside of public scrutiny and in violation of city and state laws. This information was revealed in accounting statements obtained by The Spokesman-Review through a public records request. Browse below for the story, documents, audio and interactive graphics.