Law-enforcement officials favor of Holy bill
Last updated 3/3/2022 at 8:30am
OLYMPIA– Sen. Jeff Holy’s effort to reestablish public safety across Washington by halting an exodus of law-enforcement officers received strong support when it came before the Senate Ways and Means Committee yesterday.
Officials with local-government organizations and law-enforcement agencies testified firmly in favor of the 6th District senator’s proposal, Senate Bill 5841, which would provide cities and counties with more funding to hire more officers.
“The positive testimony clearly shows this would be an effective way to reduce crime and improve public safety in our communit...
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