Airway Heights council reviews police reforms

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — The city held a study session packed with information on July 26. One of the hot topics was the new police legislature that went into effect on July 25, as Police Chief Brad Richmond brought a presentation to break it down for the council.

The most impactful bills call for more detailed background checks, limit instances where officers may use physical force and update the equipment available for use. Both law enforcement and the city are working on public outreach to educate the community on how the legislature affects them.

Last fall, the city began steps to do an assessment...


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