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29 Jun
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EDITORIAL: Good reason to change police use-of-force law

Today the Olympian editorialized in support of my legislation to help de-escalate situations that lead to the use of deadly force by updating state laws and by providing better training and resources to law enforcement agencies. You can read the ...

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29 Jun
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Mental health co-responders could help law enforcement

On Wednesday, KING-5 reported on my legislation to provide specially trained mental health co-responders to help law enforcement agencies respond to calls involving mental health issues.

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28 Jun
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Frockt, Goodman propose mental health ‘co-responder’ teams to avoid use of deadly force in law enforcement calls

Mental health professionals would assist law enforcement officers who respond to calls from people in crisis, under legislation introduced this week by Rep. Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland and Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle. The legislation incorporates one of the key recommendations of ...

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12 Jun
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Valdez will be strong addition to Legislature, Frockt predicts

Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle, issued this statement today following the appointment of Javier Valdez to fill the House seat of Jessyn Farrell, who resigned that position to focus on running for mayor of Seattle. “I congratulate Javier Valdez for securing ...

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