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Spin Control police academy archive

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2012

Frank Straub answers questions on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at his first press conference since he was named Spokane's Director of Law Enforcement by the Spokane City Council on Monday. (Jonathan Brunt)

What if Straub doesn't get commissioned? 

If the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission today doesn’t grant the new leader of the Spokane Police Department’s request to waive a requirement to join the state police academy, it’s unclear if the city will bother making him the chief. City officials are confident...

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