Stories tagged: Smart Justice Spokane
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Building a bigger, better Spokane County Jail won’t necessarily solve overcrowding issue
Every release from the Spokane County Jail, from the least serious to the most, from allegation to conviction to dismissal, tells a different story. But we apply the same blunt …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 8:48 p.m.
“Jails have become a way of criminalizing poverty, mental illness and addiction,” said the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association. “And, in the absence of investing in …