Despite credibility issues, WA cops find police jobs elsewhere

They are among at least 22 officers in Washington state whose behavior landed them on a list of cops with credibility issues, yet who moved to other departments and continue to work in law enforcement. 

This group of officers who moved between departments doesn’t include all cops who found new jobs after committing misconduct, resigning under pressure or being fired. 

Yet their ability to move between agencies highlights some of the gaps that have long existed in the state’s police accountability system.

Many of those gaps are being addressed by new laws Washington’s Legislature approved earlier this year.

But for officers whose histories of misconduct stretch back years, the new laws

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