Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sexual misconduct in SPD, zombie training before slayings in CdA and the first full-time female assistant coach in the NFL

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Officer Chris Conrath hooked up with a woman he met responding to a domestic violence call
Officer Chris Conrath hooked up with a woman he met responding to a domestic violence call


'Use and Abuse': A third incident involving sexual misconduct within the Spokane Police Department intensifies calls for a culture audit.

• Just how effective is the city's ethics commission


• A teenager whose car was hit by a Spokane police officer is charged with a DUI. Officer Seth Killian told superiors after the crash: "I screwed up, man." (Spokesman-Review)

• "Zombie training preceded slayings"
Tina Samuel testified that her son, Eldon Samuel III, learned how to prepare for a "zombie apocalypse" and how to kill zombies from his father, Eldon Samuel Jr. The 16-year-old Samuel III is on trial for murder in the slayings of his father and 13-year-old autistic brother. (Spokesman-Review)

• Residents in Flint, Michigan complained for months about the quality of their water, but Gov. Rick Snyder's administration initially ignored cries for help from the majority poor, African-American town, according to nearly 300 pages of emails released recently. 

Kathryn Smith was hired by the Buffalo Bills as the first female full-time NFL assistant coach. 

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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.