SPS resource officer resigns, on paid leave until April
SPOKANE, Wash. — A school resource officer involved in a fight at Spokane’s Ferris High School has submitted his resignation and is on paid leave until April.
Shawn Audie spent 18 years as a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy, during which there were three excessive force lawsuits filed against him.
One of those cases went to trial and Audie was found not guilty. The other two cases were dismissed.
Spokane Public Schools says they just recently learned of the lawsuits and that they did not show in Audie’s criminal background check.
Although he submitted that resignation, a school district spokesman says he will remain employed with the school until April 30, 2019.
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