Exodus from police departments could be an opportunity for change
PHOENIX – Police departments across the country are in a workforce crisis. Some leaders see this as an opportunity, and they’re trying harder to attract candidates who reflect the communities they serve, with a focus on women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Washington state rolls back some of its sweeping police reforms
SEATTLE – Washington state attracted national headlines for sweeping reform measures. But Republican lawmaker Chris Corry described the 2021 legislation as one-sided, unclear and inflexible, requiring the state Legislature to fine tune it.