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Mayor David Condon letter to City Council on human rights ordinance

Mayor David Condon said the city’s new human rights code establishes unforeseen costs for the taxpayer and puts local regulations at odds with state laws, which could complicate legal review. …

Pat Dalton email delaying release of texts

In an email to Terri Pfister, Assistant City Attorney Pat Dalton requests more time to review the text messages exchanged between Dan Torok, Frank Straub and Monique Cotton.

Erin Jacobson email to Terri Pfister

In this Nov. 10, 2015 email, Assistant City Attorney Erin Jacobson notifies City Clerk Terri Pfister she found additional documents responsive to the Spokesman-Review’s request for records. They include the …

Notes from Erin Jacobson in Straub investigation

In this January 28, 2016, interview with Kris Cappel, Assistant City Attorney Erin Jacobson outlines her role in the investigation of the Straub/Cotton matter.

Condon statement after release of records

Mayor David Condon defends his decision to keep Monique Cotton’s sexual harassment claims confidential in this news release from Nov. 25, 2015.

David Condon’s response to City Council Dec. 11, 2015

In a lengthy letter, Mayor David Condon provides written answers for his decision-making regarding the handling of sexual harassment complaints from former Spokane Police spokeswoman Monique Cotton.

Carly Cortright letter

Carly Cortright’s letter dated Dec. 21, 2015, to the city’s Human Resources Department outlining alleged harassment by former Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub and a request for protection from retaliation …

Tim Schwering testimony to Kris Cappel

In these notes from a telephone interview with Spokane Police Department’s Tim Schwering, Kris Cappel asks for clarification about Schwering’s testimony that city attorneys alluded to an affair between Frank …

Texts between Cotton, Straub and Torok

Text messages delivered by Tim Schwering to Teri Pfister on Sept. 29, 2015. They were turned over to Pat Dalton on Sept. 30, 2015.

Seabold Group statement about Straub investigation 8/4/16

A news release issued Aug. 4, 2016, by the Seabold Group, the law firm responsible for the investigation into the firing of former Police Chief Frank Straub. The release stands …

Demand to Bargain, Spokane Police Guild, 5-27-2016

A letter sent by Spokane Police Guild President Sgt. John Griffin to Assistant Police Chief Craig Meidl on May 27, 2016, requesting bargaining due to a change in working conditions …

Response to Guild’s Demand to Bargain by Police Ombudsman 7-7-16

Interim Police Ombudsman Bart Logue’s response to the Spokane Police Guild’s demand to bargain regarding access to body camera footage dated July 7, 2016.

Mayor Condon’s letter to Spokane City Council

In a letter to the Spokane City Council, Mayor David Condon strongly rejected a proposal from the council to hire an additional attorney to assist an investigation into his administration’s …

Proposed Spokane City Council letter to Mike Fagan on vaccines

The Spokane City Council is planning to vote on Thursday, February 12, 2015 to decide if it sends this letter to one of its members, Mike Fagan. Some council members …