Local news

Police ombudsman secures expanded investigative powers

New investigative powers are being given to Spokane’s police ombudsman.

City Council members unanimously approved the expanded authority Monday night, capping a long, emotional political battle pitting citizen activists against the powerful police union.

Look for continuing coverage at www.spokesman.com and in Tuesday’s edition of The Spokesman-Review.

There are six comments on this story »



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile