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No charges to be filed against Spokane Police officer in July use of force incident

SPOKANE, Wash. - Charges will not be filed against a Spokane Police officer involved in a use of force incident back in July, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said on Wednesday.  

Officer Kristopher Henderson was placed on administrative leave in July following an incident where the Spokane Police Department said it seemed unnecessary force was used. 

According to a release, the incident took place during the pursuit of a suspect who allegedly assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest. 

READ: Spokane Police officer placed on leave for allegedly using excessive force 

SPD will now continue with the internal affairs investigation. 



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