Spokane officer on paid leave for potentially misusing department laptop

Spokane Police officer Dan Cole
Spokane Police officer Dan Cole. Credit: Spokane Police Department.

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Spokane Police officer was placed on paid administrative leave for potentially misusing police equipment.

Sergeant Terry Preuninger said an internal investigation is underway to determine if Officer Dan Cole misused a department computer.

The police department would not comment further on the alleged actions leading up to Cole’s paid leave.