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OLYMPIA – Washington Senate lawmakers Monday approved a bill to begin requiring law enforcement agencies around the state to report details when officers use force against citizens.
On the second day of accused Fourth of July shooter Tyler Rambo’s trial Tuesday, the man who was involved in a physical altercation with Rambo admitted he lied under oath and to police when called to testify.
The arduous quest for a new contract between the city of Spokane and the Spokane Police Guild is over.
FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday as he defended the bureau’s handling of intelligence indicating the prospect for violence. He told lawmakers the information was properly shared with other law enforcement agencies even though it was raw and unverified.
City and police union leaders are one step away from ending years of impasse, delays and off-and-on negotiations.
The Spokane Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect in a recent burglary.
Around 1 p.m.Saturday, a 911 caller near the 1700 block of East Lincoln Road said they had just seen a man "get shot and then thrown off the balcony," according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
MINNEAPOLIS – Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial, a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a year ago in the anger over his death.
A former police officer claims the Coeur d’Alene police chief forced him out of his career through a period of harassment after he refused to lie to an investigator.
The decision to deploy Marine reservists in the push to Kuwait City meant that a company headquartered in Yakima was sent into the desert. That included Brad Hallock, an Olympia native enrolled at Washington State University in Pullman, and another reservist, 19-year-old Craig Meidl.
In 2021 so far Spokane police have responded to triple the number of shootings recorded in the same nearly two-month period in 2020, 2019 or 2018, according to data provided by the Spokane Police Department.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally revoked a series of presidential orders and memorandum signed by Donald Trump, including one that sought to cut funding from several cities the 45th president deemed “anarchist” havens and another mandating that federal buildings should be designed in a classical aesthetic.
WASHINGTON – Capitol Police knew armed extremists were primed for violence at the iconic building on Jan. 6 and even provided officers with assault rifles to protect lawmakers, the acting chief acknowledged Wednesday. But the wild invasion of the Capitol was far worse than police expected, leaving them unprepared to fight it off.
Players for the U.S. women’s national soccer team have decided to move on from kneeling during the anthem and instead focus on behind-the-scenes work to address racial inequity.
Police officers shown on body camera video holding Daniel Prude down naked and handcuffed on a city street last winter until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges, according to a grand jury decision announced Tuesday.
SEATTLE — The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was in crisis and carrying a knife when Seattle police fatally shot him near the downtown waterfront last week.
Testifying for the first time about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former security officials blamed faulty intelligence for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob that invaded the building and interrupted the certification of the presidential election.
Spokane police have arrested a man accused of stealing a catalytic converter from a used car dealership Monday amid a recent spree of similar thefts citywide.
DENVER — The results of an investigation into the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain in suburban Denver released Monday criticizes how police handled the entire incident, faulting officers for their quick, aggressive treatment of the 23-year-old Black man and the department for having a weak accountability system that failed to press for the truth about what happened.
There is broad consensus that, in comparison to the proposed agreement voted down last year, the new proposal announced earlier this month would enhance the powers of the department’s civilian watchdog while improving officer salaries. But whether it matches the level of oversight called for in the City Charter remains up for debate.