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  • Suspect in March chase arrested after another police pursuit

    A man accused of fleeing police and then shocking an officer with the officer’s Taser in March is back in jail for allegedly leading police on yet another chase. Police …


  • Rules for body cameras worn by Spokane police in flux

    The policy that will govern use of body cameras worn by 17 Spokane police officers starting Monday has gone through several iterations, and is likely to change again before a …


  • Seattle hospital guards to carry Tasers

    SEATTLE – Security guards for Swedish Medical Center in Seattle will start carrying Tasers next month. Hospital officials told the Seattle Times they expect the devices to help them in …


  • Spokane police Chief Frank Straub gets candid about cameras

    Law enforcement in Spokane County is about to enter a new era in which almost all interactions between officers and citizens will be recorded. It’s an era sparked in Spokane …


  • Spokane City Council approves police body cameras

    The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday to purchase body cameras for police officers, joining other cities in adopting technology that has so far proven to lessen complaints against officer …


  • Guns found on houseboat

    Washington State Patrol detectives seized two guns from a houseboat where a National Park Service ranger shot and wounded a 43-year-old Kettle Falls man and used a stun gun and …


  • Inmate, 57, dies at county jail

    An inmate died Thursday night in the Spokane County Jail, prompting an investigation into the cause and manner of the death. Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mark Gregory said 57-year-old John E. …


  • Tasered man stopped breathing after chokehold

    New details released today indicate that the man who died last week following a confrontation with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies stopped breathing after one of the deputies put him in …


  • Two deputies identified in South Hill Taser incident

    The two deputies involved in last week’s Taser incident at a South Hill gym have been identified by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.


  • Cause of death in Taser case remains unclear

    The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday it needed more time to determine how a disorderly man who was shocked with a Taser by sheriff’s deputies died. Will Berger, …


  • Subdued by Taser, man dies next day

    A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym. The Washington State Patrol …


  • Man shocked with deputy’s Taser dies

    A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym.


  • Spokane man’s death in Benton County Jail ruled accidental

    A Spokane man died in Benton County after jailers there forced him into a restraint chair during a seizure, causing the man to suffocate, a coroner ruled Tuesday. Kevin T. …


  • Coroner: Stun gun didn’t cause WA inmate’s death

    KENNEWICK — The Benton County coroner says a Spokane man’s Christmas Day death in the county jail was an accident and not caused by an earlier stun gun shock.


  • Mother of man who died in jail says family wasn’t notified

    The Spokane County Medical Examiner today identified the man who died during booking Sunday at the Spokane County Jail, but listed both the cause and manner of death as pending …


  • Suspect dies during jail booking

    A diabetic man arrested by Spokane police died during booking Sunday morning at the Spokane County Jail after he reportedly became uncooperative and jailers used a Taser to help subdue …


  • Diabetic inmate dies after struggle in booking area

    A diabetic man arrested by Spokane Police died while during booking this morning at the Spokane County Jail after he reportedly became uncooperative and jailers used a Taser and other …


  • Inmate dies after Taser hit in Benton County

    A Spokane man imprisoned for killing three family members in a car crash near Post Falls seven years ago died Tuesday night after being shocked with a Taser at the …


  • City wins civil suit over man’s suicide

    A federal judge Wednesday ruled for the city of Spokane in a $4.7 million civil lawsuit brought by the family of a suicidal man who jumped off the Monroe Street …


  • City reconsiders Zehm strategy

    The Spokane Police Department’s second-in-command believes an officer didn’t follow department policy in the fatal 2006 confrontation with Otto Zehm, contradicting his previous statements. That revelation prompted Spokane Mayor Mary …


  • Man having diabetic episode Tased by police

    A driver was Tased today for resisting before police realized he was actually having a diabetic episode.


  • Sheriff gets $128,000 for gear

    Spokane County commissioners gave Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich $128,223 from reserves Tuesday – about one-third of the amount he requested for equipment and software. Knezovich requested $372,631 last week, but commissioners …


  • Driver shocked with Taser after Valley police chase

    An intoxicated driver was shocked with a Taser this morning after a high-speed police chase that ended with his SUV slamming through an iron fence and striking a carport at …


  • Ham on the lam dies with a bam

    A 500-pound pig was shot to death Friday by a Washington State Patrol trooper in Spokane Valley after escaping a van and absorbing several Taser shocks. Trooper Morgan Mehaffey saw …


  • Civil trial over use of Taser begins

    A Spokane County sheriff’s detective who has been the subject of a number of use-of-force complaints appeared in court Tuesday, the first day in a civil trial brought by a …


  • Civil trial begins over deputy’s use of Taser

    A Spokane County Sheriff’s detective who has been the subject of a number of use-of-force complaints appeared in court Tuesday as a civil trial began by a man who claimed …


  • Police begin investigation into Billings Taser death

    The Billings Police Department is conducting an internal investigation into whether officers acted properly when they used a stun gun four times on an apparently intoxicated man who went into …


  • City attorneys will defend officers in federal civil suit

    Two Spokane police officers named in a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who was stunned by police with a Taser just prior to jumping from the Monroe …


  • Lawsuit filed over jump from bridge

    Attorneys have filed a $4.7 million federal civil suit against the Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Department for their failed attempt to keep a mentally ill man from …


  • Attorneys seek earlier trial in Zehm case

    The attorneys for the estate of Otto Zehm have asked a federal judge to set an earlier date for the criminal trial of Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. …

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