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Spokane Police Culture Audit

An audit prepared by researchers at Gonzaga University on the culture of the Spokane Police Department, released in March 2017.

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 …

Brian Coddington response to Shar Lichty Ethics Complaint

Brian Coddington, a spokesman for Mayor David Condon, issued this letter Oct. 27, 2015, in response to an ethics complaint filed by mayoral candidate Shar Lichty.

Theresa Sanders response to Shar Lichty Ethics Complaint

Spokane City Administrator Theresa Sanders sent this response to the City of Spokane Ethics Commission on Oct. 27, 2015, responding to an ethics complaint by mayoral candidate Shar Lichty.

Frank Straub wrongful termination claim

Former Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub filed a $4 million wrongful termination claim against the City of Spokane on Oct. 8, 2015.

Request for waiver for Straub

Spokane Mayor David Condon’s request from August 31, 2012 to the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission requesting to allow Director of Law Enforcement Frank Straub to be commissioned as a …