WASPC voices concerns regarding new law enforcement legislation
Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:25am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) is currently working on community outreach to educate the public on the effects of new police legislature that went into effect on July 25. In a previous story, it was implied that the WASPC supported the reforms. While they do support some of the reforms, they have serious concerns about others.
According to a statement from WASPC Executive Direct Steven Strachan on July 21, the reforms heavily rely on transferring services to other providers such as fire/EMS, behavioral health providers, homeless services...