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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Several community leaders say they feel betrayed after reading the independent investigator’s report that looked into the resignation of former Spokane Police chief Frank Straub.

Center for Justice, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, and Spokane Area National Organization for Women held a press conference Wednesday.

Sherry Jones with Spokane NOW says the report is appalling, and confirms the speculations they had about the mayor covering up information.

“How can a mayor elected under false pretenses lead us now that we know the truth? How can we trust him to appoint our next police chief? How can we believe anything he says?” asks Sherry Jones with the Spokane Area National Organization for Woman (NOW).

“We look to the top elected official in our community to lead on that and to enforce that appropriately and that has not happened in this case,” says Liz Jacobs of the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane.

They are calling for Mayor Condon to resign.

Spokane NOW has an ethics complaint hearing against Mayor Condon next month.

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