Furthermore, the Attorney General's Office is not a General Law Enforcement Agency, and does not employ any general authority Washington peace officers. The only commissioned law enforcement in the Attorney General's Office are limited-commissioned Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators, whose lawful authority extends only to Medicaid fraud investigations.
LInX (Law Enforcement Information Exchange) is an information sharing database for agencies throughout the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest. This database is accessed by local, state and federal law enforcement multiple times per day to provide information that supports law enforcement in their investigation of criminal matters.
On behalf of Washington’s law enforcement stakeholders, we want to share initial thoughts, recommendations and factors that should be part of the final rulemaking for independent investigations of uses of deadly force. Our comments are offered to increase trust between police and the community.