Medical Lake council approves agreement with Sheriff's Office

Save money without losing service

MEDICAL LAKE - The newly revised interlocal agreement between Medical Lake and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office was unanimously approved during the July 5 City Council meeting.

According to Mayor Terri Cooper, the city will still receive adequate police coverage during the hours that are considered peak hours. Even though they will be losing some hours of coverage with the deal.

She said the city analyzed a “heat map” from Spokane County that shows when and where the most calls come in.

“Most of them happened from seven in the morning to seven at night,” Cooper said. “That’s the majority of...


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