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Spokane City Council evaluating facts in Rachel Dolezal investigation

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The city is still in the fact-finding stage of the process in their investigation into Rachel Dolezal. The city is still in the fact-finding stage of the process in their investigation into Rachel Dolezal.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

The city is still in the fact-finding stage of the process in their investigation into Rachel Dolezal.

Dolezal is currently the chair of the independent citizen police ombudsman commission.

Brian Coddington with the city explains it's the City Council's responsibility for evaluating the facts and taking action. The different items they're reviewing will be compared to city policies or codes to determine if they were violated as they relate to volunteer commissions.

He says they don't have an established timeline. “It's an important issue. We're very committed to independent citizen police oversight so we want to make sure that this is done correctly and done right.”

Sometime next week will be the soonest any kind of action is taken, according to Coddington.

Spokane Police have said they are suspending the investigation of the hate mail complaints Dolezal filed and will reopen it if new information surfaces.

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