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Officers' Body Cameras Raise Privacy Concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) –  Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.
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Number of police officers killed in line of duty spikes in 2011

New York (CNN) -- The number of police officers who have died in the line of duty in 2011 has increased 14 percent nationwide from last year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
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Even as Violent Crime Falls, Killing of Officers Rises

According to statistics compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 72 officers were killed by perpetrators in 2011, a 25 percent increase from the previous year and a 75 percent increase from 2008. The 2011 deaths were the first time that more officers were killed by suspects than car accidents, according to data compiled by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The number was the highest in nearly two decades, excluding those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001 and the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995.
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PoliceOne.com - New reaction-time study addresses what's 'reasonable' in armed-suspect encounters

You are confronting an armed suspect, no cover available. He faces you, with his gun at his side, pointed at the ground. Your gun is aimed at him and you’re ready to shoot. He ignores your commands to drop his weapon. Are you justified in pulling the trigger before he makes any move to point his gun at you? According to conclusions reached by researchers in a unique new reaction-time study, your preemptively shooting under such circumstances may well be considered reasonable by the standards of Graham v. Connor.
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Coucil approves tab tax

Council approves tab tax $20 annual fee passes 4-3; decision on libraries delayed Jonathan Brunt The Spokesman-Review February 15, 2011 - Updated: 7:47 a.m. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved one new tax and delayed a decision on another.
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Debate for Spokane County Prosecutor

Come support Larry Haskell in a debate against Breean Beggs on Wednesday, May 21st at 6 pm. The debate will be held at the Spokane City Council Chambers. Registration begins and 5 pm. Seating is limited.
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WACOPS OPPOSES SB 6218
The WA Council of Police and Sheriffs is opposed to SB 6218, Modifying the Peace Officer Certification Process. We do support holding officers to a higher standard than the general public and believe the concept of this legislation is positive. Our concern is with the unintended consequences of the language.
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