July 22, 2024 6:21 pm

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Sheriff’s Office publishes new vehicular pursuit standards to its policy manual

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Last Thursday the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office added policy 307 to its Law Enforcement Policy Manual which details the agency’s approach to how it will conduct a vehicular pursuit moving forward. In that policy, specifically section 307.3.1, Deputies are authorized to initiate a vehicular pursuit when it is “reasonable to believe” that a suspect, […]

First three Let’s Go Washington initiatives pass the legislature and now law

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OLYMPIA—Three of six Let’s Go Washington landmark initiatives to the legislature passed both chambers of the Washington State Senate and House on Monday, March 4, and will become law in 90 days after the Legislature adjourns on March 7—no signature by Governor Jay Inslee is needed. The three initiatives that did not receive public hearings […]

Washington lawmakers hold public hearing on police pursuit initiative

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OLYMPIA—The Senate Law and Justice Committee and the House Community Safety, Justice, and Reentry Committee held a public hearing on February 28 to discuss I-2113, the police pursuit initiative. A total of 161 people signed up to testy in which 151 were in favor of the initiative; another 5,483 people signed a petition not to testify […]

Police pursuit Initiative 2113 certified for November ballot

Initiative 2113

TUMWATER—Let’s Go Washington announced on Thursday that Initiative 2113 (I-2113) which would restore local police oversight of crime response and pursuit, was certified by the Washington Secretary of State. The initiative now goes to the legislature for consideration. If the legislature fails to take action by the end of the Legislative session on March 7, […]

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