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Clark County law enforcement: Rumors of strict stay-home policing false

March 26, 2020, 8:46pm Clark County News

Local officials are speaking out to combat rumors of strict policing in enforcing Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order to combat COVID-19 that have been circulating widely on social media. Read story

Camas officer-involved shooting investigation to go to prosecutor’s office for review

March 26, 2020, 9:55am Clark County News

The Regional Major Crimes Team is preparing to send its investigative reports on the fatal Camas officer-involved shooting to the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. Read story

Clark County Jail releases nearly 200 inmates due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020, 6:48pm Clark County Health

Criminal justice officials met last week to discuss ways to reduce the Clark County Jail population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. By Friday, there were nearly 200 fewer inmates in the facility. Read story

Clark County Jail inmate dies in ‘apparent suicide’

March 24, 2020, 11:40am Clark County News

A 64-year-old Clark County Jail inmate died by suicide Sunday morning after jumping from the second-floor tier of his housing unit, the sheriff’s office reported. Read story

Clark County Sheriff’s Office says education key during stay-at-home order

March 24, 2020, 10:06am Clark County News

In response to Inslee's stay-at-home order, Clark County law enforcement agencies say they're aiming to educate rather than punish people for noncompliance. However, police departments have indicated that willful violations can result in a gross misdemeanor. Read story

Clark County Superior Court changes civil protection process

March 24, 2020, 6:01am Clark County News

Clark County Superior Court issued a general order on Monday modifying its civil protection order process to increase the safety of court participants and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Billboard erected in Vancouver asks for help solving 2015 Long Beach murder

March 23, 2020, 2:03pm Clark County News

Vancouver residents may have noticed a different kind of billboard on Northeast St. Johns Boulevard. Read story

Two men arrested following police chase in Vancouver

March 23, 2020, 12:39pm Clark County News

Two men were arrested following a police chase Saturday in Vancouver, during which one of the suspects hid in the Columbia River and then had to be treated for hypothermia after his capture. Read story

Retired Judge Robert Harris dies; beloved for service to youth, community

March 19, 2020, 7:39pm Clark County News

The daughters of former Clark County Superior Court Judge Robert L. Harris said their father took an interest in kids inside and outside the courtroom, because he believed support systems would ensure their future success. Read story

Inslee signs bill to add Clark County Superior Court judge

March 19, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday that increases the number of Clark County Superior Court judges from 10 to 11. Read story