Resident questions riot gear purchase
Last updated 4/27/2023 at 2:18pm
CHENEY — In an email to the members of the city council, a resident voiced concerns over the purchase of civil unrest equipment for the police department.
On April 20, Corinna Donnerberg wrote to the council members, saying “I am writing to express my concern about the approval of the funding for the CPD to purchase ‘civil unrest’ equipment.”
Donnerberg detailed her concerns on several different issues, saying that “civil unrest” is an indefinite term that fails to describe the scope of the need for such equipment.
“Why is the city funding the purchase of specialized equi...