Citizen Oversight

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The Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee has been revealed to be little more than a scam. There continues to be no independent citizen oversight of local law enforcement.  Mike for Spokane provides a proposal for a quick and inexpensive  solution to … Continue reading →

Spokane Sanctuary City Status

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Spokane Sanctuary City status came before the city council on July 13.  The city council is still considering a ballot initiative challenging this status. Sanctuary city status has become an increasingly controversial issue across the country.  There has been proposed … Continue reading →

Police Oversight Irregularities

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The findings from an independent investigation conducted by the law firm Winston Cashatt was released to the public last last week.  This investigation looked into the conduct of individual members of Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee and found numerous irregularities that … Continue reading →

Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse

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Every elected representative should be taking Civil forfeiture serious, particularly in Washington State which received an F- in a recent review of abuses relating to unwarranted use of police power. “Ayala was never charged with a crime in relation to … Continue reading →