Many authorities believe tactics used to detain or arrest someone changes significantly. But law supporters believe they create transparency.
On Sunday major police reforms go into effect and new pet stores will no longer be allowed to sell dogs and cats. Here are some other laws you might have missed.
House Bill 1054 and House Bill 1310 sparked debate between lawmakers and law enforcement about whether these the changes will help or hurt public safety.
Law enforcement in Eastern Washington say tactics used to detain or arrest someone will change significantly as police reform bills take effect.
Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl explained, under the new laws, they won’t be able to chase suspects who are running or driving away.
The package of new laws aimed at reform and accountability were signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in May and go into effect Sunday, July 25.