Spokane, WA – In August, Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward told police officers that were being let go due to defunding that they were welcome to come to the Spokane Police Department.
On a Facebook post in August, she said, “Other cities have taken a much swifter, more aggressive approach that has abruptly displaced officers and downsized departments. To officers who have lost jobs, Spokane has a message for you: we’re hiring.”
This past Monday, Mayor Woodward announced that four former Seattle officers had lateralled over to the Spokane Police Department. Mayor Woodward said, “Back in August, I let law enforcement know if their cities were [...]