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January 7, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Delay in arming Spokane school resource officers

SPOKANE (AP) — School officials in Spokane had hoped to arm resource officers by this month, but that goal has slipped to later this year. The Spokesman-Review reports a new union contract between the district and the officers needs to be in place first, and then officers will need more training. Spokane Public Schools decided to…

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August 14, 2013 at 9:59 AM

Spokane school board may OK armed employees

SPOKANE (AP) — The Spokane School Board is deciding Wednesday whether Spokane Public Schools should have its own armed police force as soon as January. The Spokane School Board is considering whether Spokane Public Schools should have its own armed security force as soon as January. The Spokesman-Review reports that 13 district employees could start…

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