Stories tagged: police ombudsman commission
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015
Even after selecting a candidate for police ombudsman last week, Spokane’s police ombudsman commission is hedging against a longer vacancy in the office by pushing for a search committee to …
Wed., July 1, 2015
If you think the NAACP is an important organization with a vital mission, now would be an excellent time to show it. If you think that the city’s ombudsman commission …
UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2015
Rachel Dolezal, the embattled former leader of Spokane’s NAACP branch, was removed this afternoon from the city’s police ombudsman commission.
Wed., June 17, 2015
Mayor calls for Rachel Dolezal, two other oversight commission members to resign saying they leaked sensitive information
The actions of former NAACP chairman Rachel Dolezal and two other members of the Office of Police Ombudsman Commission threatened that group’s impartiality and effectiveness, a city investigation has …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
A local attorney who has pushed city leaders for stronger police oversight has been selected to represent Spokane’s new ombudsman commission. Breean Beggs was selected over a former mayor and …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
Former Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession is among three finalists under consideration to serve as the Spokane police ombudsman commission’s attorney. Hession was an early advocate to create a police ombudsman …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
After five and a half years on the job, Spokane’s first police ombudsman announced Friday he’ll be retiring in early 2015.