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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Use of Force Policy


The Kennewick Police Department’s highest priority is safeguarding the life, dignity and liberty of all persons.  Officers shall demonstrate this principle in their daily interactions with the community they are sworn to protect and serve.  The Department is committed to accomplishing this mission with respect and minimal reliance of the use of force by rapport building communication, crisis intervention and de-escalation before resorting to force, when feasible.  This Department’s Cannon of Ethics requires all sworn law enforcement officers to carry out their duties with courtesy, respect, professionalism and to never employ unnecessary force.  These are key factors in maintaining transparency with the community and safeguarding the public’s trust.

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