Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Civilian Oversight of King County Sheriff?

Following a commission's recommendation, King County Executive Ron Sims proposed (and the King County Council approved) a civilian oversight office over discipline in the Sheriff's Office. The Police Officers Guild filed an unfair labor practice charge with the Public Employment Relations Commission. Now the guild is withdrawing its charge and has agreed to negotiate over the issue with Sims. Executive to open police union negotiations for civilian oversight- King County, News Release, Oct. 31, 2006.

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