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County to join lawsuit against police-reform legislation

 

July 29, 2021

POMEROY–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) discussed proceedings with County Prosecutor Matt Newberg to join a multi-county lawsuit against a Washington State police reform statute at their meeting on July 26.

Lewis County has filed suit against the legislation on the grounds that its requirement for a Sheriff to get the highest elected official's approval before using tear gas...



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