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November 24, 2014 at 9:15 AM

State AG says police don’t need consent to record with body cams

Update 10:42 a.m.: James McMahan, policy director for the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, in a statement Monday, said Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s opinion on police body cameras clears “two major hurdles” faced by law enforcement across the state. “We are pleased that the Attorney General has provided guidance on the privacy implications of body cameras.  Attorney General…


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March 19, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Bellevue to consider ban on legal pot businesses

Bellevue, where 59 percent of the electorate voted for Initiative 502, is considering banning recreational pot businesses in light of state Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s advisory opinion that cities and counties can block the new legal industry. Bellevue’s City Council had already debated legal pot businesses last year and decided to move ahead with “emergency interim”…


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