Transparency Ordinance Goes Too Far, Spokane, Wash.’s Police Chief Says

Government Technology: Spokane police Chief Craig Meidl said Monday he’s opposed to an ordinance that would allow the city to post some internal affairs and officer-involved shooting investigations online.

A decision on the proposal, backed by City Councilman Breean Beggs, was put on hold for two weeks not because of opposition by Meidl, but to allow the city’s technology staff to review records that had previously been published online.

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