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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Public Records Show .... Misdeeds at Seattle Fire Dept.

This story from the Seattle Times describes discipline received by Seattle firefighters. The story was only possible because of access to public records.

By the way, the Times found 23 incidents of reprimands since January 2008 in an agency of over 1,100 people. That's not bad. But that's the point--the news (the good, the bad, or the ugly) can only come out because of public records.