Memo of Support for WA HB 1445

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Tue, 02/06/2024 - 16:34

Memo of support for Washington House Bill 1445, which would provide critical tools to remedy—and prevent—violations of Washingtonians’ statutory and constitutional rights by clarifying and strengthening the Washington Attorney General’s (“AG”) authority to investigate and correct pervasive patterns and practices of misconduct within state law enforcement agencies.

Washington HB 1062

Submitted by Jane Clayton on Mon, 02/05/2024 - 17:03

Statements made after a police officer intentionally engaged in deception would be presumed inadmissible unless the prosecution shows clear and convincing evidence that the statement was voluntary.