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January 24, 2011

Burns’ letter to chief re: excessive force probe

This is Ombudsman Tim Burns’ letter to Chief Anne Kirkpatrick explaining his decision not to certify an internal investigation into an excessive force claim against officers.

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Spokane Police Ombudsman
 
January 24, 2011

Burns’ letter to chief re: firearm complaint

This is Ombudsman Tim Burns’ letter to Chief Anne Kirkpatrick explaining his decision not to certify an internal investigation regarding the handling of a lawfully owned firearm by police.

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Spokane Police Ombudsman
 
January 24, 2011

Greear probable cause affidavit

This is a probable cause affidavit supporting reckless driving, driving while suspended and resisting arrest charges against Brian Greear. Witnesses said police used excessive force against Greear, but the officers were exonerated after an internal investigation. Ombudsman Tim Burns has declined to certify the investigation.

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Spokane County District Court