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WATCH: Sheriff, Chief and Mayor hold press conference regarding sexual assault case involving SPD officer

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Mayor Condon, Sheriff Knezovich and Chief Dobrow address the media Thursday afternoon. Mayor Condon, Sheriff Knezovich and Chief Dobrow address the media Thursday afternoon.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

In a joint press conference held Thursday afternoon in front of the Spokane County Public Safety Building, Mayor David Condon, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Spokane Police Chief Rick Dobrow addressed the current sexual assault investigation being handled by the Sheriff's Office involving a Spokane Police officer.

In a prepared speech, Mayor Condon spoke first saying the City will give all resources needed to help aid the Sheriff's Office with their investigation. Condon said the focus is on the victim's well-being and the facts of the investigation.

A day after alleging that his detectives have been stonewalled from the beginning by the Spokane Police Department when they received the case earlier this week, Sheriff Knezovich said the investigation focuses on the conduct of a tiny part of the Spokane Police Department. Knezovich called the case "disheartening."

Spokane Police Chief Rick Dobrow reiterated his comments he made earlier to KHQ's Patrick Erickson, that his department takes the allegations against one of his officers seriously, but also stated at this point they are still just allegations. Chief Dobrow says he expects his officers to continue to cooperate fully and he's confident the "Spokane County Sheriff's Office will conduct an honest and full investigation."

A Spokane Police officer is being accused of sexually assaulting another Spokane Police officer at a party last weekend. The victim claims she woke up to a Spokane Police Officer sexually assaulting her with his fingers.

Since his department received the case, Sheriff Knezovich claims the potential suspects in the case were tipped off about the Sheriff's Office's investigation and evidence was destroyed. Knezovich also claims when the City became aware of the case, they tried to mask the term "sexual assault", however the Mayor said in the press conference that is not true.

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