FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Criminal Justice Degrees - Columbia Southern University
Let Columbia Southern University help you change your community with an MBA in...

Top News

Wash. Mayor Can Now Hire, Fire Command Staff

April 09, 2013  | 

Top Spokane (Wash.) Police Department administrators can now be removed by Mayor David Condon, after the City Council granted him broad new powers on Monday.

The City Council narrowly approved a plan that created six new departments within the agency, allowing the mayor to appoint a director and assistant director for each department.

The move comes as a result of Police Chief Frank Straub's proposed reorganization of the force and the recent report from the Use of Force Commission arguing that the Police Department needs "a change in culture," reports The Spokesman-Review.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

5.11 Rolls Out a New Range of Boots for this Season
5.11 Tactical introduces new boots this season with loads of features for all conditions.
Trump to Nominate Kelly's White House Deputy as DHS Secretary
The White House announced on Wednesday that President Donald Trump will nominate...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine