Crime

Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd’s murder last year, as nearly a dozen laws took effect Sunday. But two months…

3 arrested in fatal shooting of Washington deputy

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have arrested three people in connection with the fatal shooting of a Clark County sheriff’s deputy. The Columbian reports that 46-year-old Detective Jeremy Brown was shot in his vehicle late Friday while conducting surveillance at a Vancouver…

Sheriff’s deputy killed in Vancouver, 2 detained

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot in in Vancouver, Washington on Friday evening, authorities said. Two persons of interest have been detained and authorities are searching for a third person of interest, according to Vancouver police.…

Two men shot in Sagle; one person is in custody

SAGLE, Idaho -- The Bonner County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that injured two men in Sagle. Around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, deputies responded to a shooting on Mountain Ash Drive near Old Highway 95. According to Bonner County…

Local police sharpen skills to help those in crisis

Sweeping police reform is going into effect on Sunday. Many common policing practices are going away including chokeholds, neck restraints and "no knock" warrants. With these changes comes more emphasis on crisis prevention.