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Police Chief and Mayor hold news conference

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SPOKANE, Wash.-- Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession has endorsed a plan to hire an Ombudsman.  The Ombudsman would serve as the citizen oversight position for the Spokane Police Department. Chief of Police Anne Kirkpatrick also supports the plan. The city will analyze the feasibility and cost of creating a new position. Mayor Hession says they hope to have details worked out in six months and the position filled by 2008.

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